Manuel L. Quezon riding in a parade car
Caption on reverse: "500,000 marchers demonstrate America's fighting spirit in nation's greatest parade. The United States of American flung down its gauntlet to the Axis with a grim, fighting 'New York at War' parade which outstripped any spectacle that famous city of spectacles has ever staged. It was a gigantic procession in which a cross section of the military and industrial might of the entire nation was shown as evidence of the all-out solidarity of America, 1942. Some 500,000 persons marched in solid ranks for 10 hours before crowds which totaled at least 5,000,000. President Manuel Quezon (hat in hand) of the Philippine Commonwealth, salutes some of the millions of spectators who saw the gigantic war parade pass along New York City's Fifth Avenue."
- Quezon, Manuel Luis
Hawai'i Times Photo Archives Foundation
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