US soldiers pose with the bodies of Moro insurgents, Philippines, 1906

On March 7, 1906, US troops under the command of Major General Leonard Wood massacred as many as 1,000 Filipino Muslims, known as Moros, who were taking refuge at Bud Dajo, a volcanic crater on the island of Jolo in the southern Philippines. The First Battle of Bud Dajo, also known as the Bud Dajo … Continue reading US soldiers pose with the bodies of Moro insurgents, Philippines, 1906