The ten-year preparatory period known as the commonwealth government was rudely interrupted when the japanese, looking for territories to.
Few studies have analyzed the philippine economic experience during the japanese occupation although such studies are in the nature of history and. Tive filipino collaboration with the japanese-established regime such a judg- ment would the last major bastion of filipino-american defense in the philippines had fallen the japanese for a brief interlude the japanese troops put on.
War came unexpectedly to the philippines japan openned a surprise attack on the philippines on december 8, 1941, when japan attacked without warning,. On december 8, 1941, japan invaded the philippines a mix of local and american forces, most without combat experience, rushed to hold off.
On december 8, 1941, the japanese imperial army invades and occupies the philippines liberation came when general macarthur returned near the end of. The japanese occupation of the philippines occurred between 1942 and 1945, when imperial japan occupied the commonwealth of the philippines during.