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ChristopherPerrien wrote:What kind of Treasure are we talking about here? Or How much?
I was under the impression that the gold reserves were evacuated with Quezon, and alot of the "money" and other valuables(sp?) were transferred to banks stateside, early in the war.
Granted , I am sure there were some rich people in PI who could not not transfer their valuables, and some fortunes were still there , but PI was not an extremely rich country at the time.
I would assume the gold mines of Lepanto were run by the Japanese during the war , but given the circumstances , I would wonder about the production amounts. "Assets" like this mine and others, I know nothing as to how much $$ was involved or extracted during the war.
Also , another side to this, is, Although the Japanese plundered like everyone else , I have never heard of "excessive hoarding" of such treasure by higher ranking Japanese officers. To me, it seems counter to the Japanese ideals/culture at the time. Large amounts of treasure would seem to me to automactically become the property of Emperor Hirohito and Nippon and to hoard large amounts would be akin to "stealing" from the same, and I would not expect that Yamashita or many Japanese would even think of doing that.
(ROXAS VS MARCOS...HAWAII COURT DEPOSITION.....Proof that a filipiono treasure hunter Rogelio Roxas recovered 2 ton golden budha and cave full of gold...it took Phil. Army (Marcos loyal soldiers)...one year to haul the treasure inside the cave...!!! )
Sterling Seagraves: Gold Warriors, Yamato Dynasty...
Asian Loot by Charles mcdougald....Marcos Loot book...etc...
Originally Posted by Gen. Sandworm
Also if you just google gboy you will see that there is noting ever actually presented. He just keeps posting adverts for funding. I would not fund anything with out seeing any progress what so ever.
So gboy ive been researching you for 15 mins not and seen you have never posted anything. So if you next post doesnt make somekind of attempt to present information of a valuable nature...........ill say it has much has I possibly can. gboy is full of shit. And this is just another scam.
Now that you've pointed me in the Google direction, I have to agree with you
http://www.google.com.au/search?hl=en&q ... hita&meta=
Do you expect me to show you or in this forum....our 'CONFDENTIAL" 250 pages treasure files (japs maps. docu, sites pictures...etc) ???....are you nuts....remember, the Japanese veteran commit suicide when a filipino steal his ONE treasure map....and you expect me to SHOW TO YOU 21 JAPS TREASURE MAPS...and other CONFIDENTIAL TREASURE INFO ...just like that in this forum ...
you can post all your questions here, if these Japanese treasure is myth or real.... and I will answers the best I could...
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