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Bataan and Democracy Historical Marker

Zc959. This image of the Bataan and Democracy Historical Marker was provided by the General Douglas MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk Virginia. ————————————————- The Gen. MacArthur Memorial was wondering where was it located and does it still exist? One of our forum members saw it and even has some pictures. We did some additional research and […]

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Luzon Guerrilla Army Forces (LGAF), Plaque, C.O. Major Robert Lapham

Zc950. Major Robert Lapham, 3rd fm. left, Wikipedia. The joint and combined military force of the American and Filipino soldiers under the United States Army, Philippine Commonwealth Army and Philippine Constabulary under the restoration of the Commonwealth Government was aided to fought with the recognized guerrillas on the Allied Liberation of the Philippines from the […]

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2018-11-16 Villa Verde Hike, Middle Section

Zc921. 181116 Villa Verde hike, middle section 001. This is my GPS track of the walk and also gives you a bigger picture of the Villa Verde Trail area. ——————————————— Sections of the Villa Verde Trail are now being used to build a new Pangasinan to Nueva Viscaya Road. I started walking the trail before […]

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Villa Verde Trail Update 2018-11-15 & 16

Zc889. The bridge over the Cabalisian River (Pangasinan End) which flows into the Ambayabang River is complete and is called Villa Verde Bridge ————————————- The new name of road is Pangasinan-Nueva Viscaya Road. The bridge over the Cabalisian River (Pangasinan End) which flows into the Ambayabang River is complete and is called Villa Verde Bridge […]

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Mothball Fleet in Subic Bay, post WWII

Zc852. 01 1951-06-20 Subic Salvage Survey 12, LST-46 at Apalit Pt. LST-46 on beach between Apalit Point and Cabangan Point in Subic Bay ————————————– Album Description: The Mothball Fleet (thru a storm, I’m sure) got scattered, beached, grounded and sunk all over Subic Bay and Port (Bay) Binanga in June 1951 or sometime before that. […]

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EM3 Robert E. Norris, NSD Subic Bay, 1945-46.

Zc832. The War is Over 1945, Robert E. Norris, EM3c, USN, Subic Bay, Philippines ——————————————— Album Description Electrician Mate 3rd Class Petty Officer Robert E. Norris served in the Naval Supply Depot Subic Bay (NSD) in 1945-46. The NSD Subic Bay was actually located in a valley called Maquinaya; the river still has that name. […]

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Subic Bay Naval Base early 1980s

Zc797. A view of the U. S. Naval Base Subic Bay in 1981 from the U. S. National Achieves. An aerial deck view, looking from bow to stern, of the aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV-63) docked in the harbor with the guided missile cruiser USS STERETT (CG-31), the destroyer USS INGERSOLL (DD-990), and the […]

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Submarine Base Subic Bay

Zc754. This is the Navy Yard in Olongapo 1926; it seems the yard was located exactly where the Subic Bay Ship Repair Facility (SRF) was established during the Viet Nam War. That is the area of the Rivera Wharf now-a-days; 4 submarines are in a nest alongside the wharf. This picture was sent to me […]

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Barretto, Maquinaya, WWII

Zc728. This is a 1930 image of the Navy Rifle Range (a better description would be to call it the Marine Corps Rifle Range) located in the area called Maquinaya, This area became Barrio Barretto. The river is still called Maquinaya River. This picture was provided by my Marine friend Bert Caloud. ——————————– Barrio Barretto, […]

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Subic Bay WWII

Zc720. Olongapo Leatherneck Post in 1941, this is an International News Photo; descriptions are in the next image. I received this photo from my USMC friend Bert Caloud. This pictures show the Spanish Gate and the barracks on the North West side of the gate. The resident units may be assigned to Officers or NCOs. […]

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