President Emilio Aguinaldo (Mon Confiado) along with the Prime Minister Apolinario Mabini (Epi Quizon) and his cupboard debated concern US presence within the Philippines. Felipe Buencamino (Nonie Buencamino) and Pedro Paterno (Leo Martinez) assist the American occupation, whereas General Antonio Luna (John Arcilla) and General José Alejandrino (Alvin Anson) in search of independence for the nation. Luna requested the cupboard to authorize a preemptive strike even when the Americans nonetheless haven’t introduced the troops. Aguinaldo assured his workplace that Americans have promised to assist them win the battle for freedom with the Spaniards.
Unfortunately for them, the Americans invaded in flip key cities of Manila, which signifies that there’s a threat of warfare with the Filipinos. Luna and his comrades hope – General José Alejandrino, Colonel Francisco “Paco” Román (Joem Basconia), Captain Eduardo Rusca (Archie Alemania), Captain José Bernal (Alex Medina) and Colonel Manuel Bernal (Art Acuña) – began a frenzied in opposition to the invading American forces.
During a battle towards US troops intense generals led by Arthur MacArthur Jr. (Miguel FAUSTMANN) and Elwell Otis (EA Rocha), Luna calls a reinforcement of Kawit Battalion, however its commander, Captain Pedro Janolino (Ketchup Eusebio), refuses to as a result of not obey the order got here straight from President Aguinaldo. Luna goes to Janolino indignant, humiliates him in entrance of his individuals and his battalion for insubordination dissolved. Lune then makes up a military of 4 thousand troopers via a well-known “Item One” which stipulates that those that refuse to comply with orders shall be executed with out good thing about a trial in a army court docket.