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Juban Town, Old Philippine Houses, 2017-04-04

Juban Town, Old Philippine Houses, 2017-04-04 Zo031.-001. Old Philippine house in Juban Town along the Maharlika Highway, I numbered it #1. It is on the west side of Maharlika Highway. ——————————————- The Welteke Family stopped in the Municipality of Juban, Sorsogon Province, Bicol Region and Republic of the Philippines and took these pictures of 4 […]

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Calvary Hill, Tacloban City, Philippines, Crucifixion of Jesus

Ze083 One of many images of the Stations of Jesus Crucifixion on the Calvary Hill in Tacloban City, Philippines. I think it is well done and is worth a visit. ——————————————— Stations of Jesus Crucifixion On the last day we finally found time to walk up the Calvary Hill, Tacloban City, Philippines. The people of […]

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Cable Hut No. 5

Ze078. The entrance to Cable Hut No.5 in the former Fort Mills on Corregidor Island. ————————————————— Cable Hut No.5 is located at Middleside, in the former Fort Mills on Corregidor Island. I had looked at it before but not close like this time on the 27th Jan. 2019. Glen Williford wanted to see it and […]

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MacArthur’s Lounge, Food & Refreshments 2019.

Ze071. The new food and refreshment establishment on Corregidor Island, and located in the same premises as the former MacArthur Café has a name: MacArthur’s Lounge. ——————————————— As of this year Corregidor Island has a new establishment for food and refreshments! A friend and I visited Corregidor in 2019, Jan. 25th to the 28th and […]

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The Abbott Trail at Ft. Mills on Corregidor Island

Ze049.-01a (unmarked) a pre WWII image of the Abbott Trail provided by the CDSG members, Glen Williford and Karl Schmidt. ————————————————– A good friend from the Coastal Defense Study Group (cdsg.org), Glen Williford brought two pre WWII pictures about the Abbott Trail in Ft. Mills on Corregidor Island. So we made it project to find […]

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BOOK LAUNCH! Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila by James Scott. 12th Feb. 2019.

Ze034. 01 Filipinas Heritage Library, Rampage Book Launch ——————————————————————- This is a book about the terrible thing that happened to the City of Manila because the enemy threw away all regards to the life of Philippine civilians. Not only that, many of the Japanese military personnel went on a rampage of murder, rape and brutality. […]

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The Corregidor Railway, Trolley or Tram System

Ze021. Corregidor Trolley, from Corregidor.org, Paul Whitman A poor picture of a car leaving the Malinta tunnel. The picture’s caption describes it as “Car 66 leaving Malinta tunnel between Monkey Point and Bottomside – 1934-36.” Note the single track. The currently restored portion of the main Malinta tunnel has two tracks, and suggests that the […]

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The Corregidor Railway, Trolley or Tram System

Ze021. Corregidor Trolley, from Corregidor.org, Paul Whitman A poor picture of a car leaving the Malinta tunnel. The picture’s caption describes it as “Car 66 leaving Malinta tunnel between Monkey Point and Bottomside – 1934-36.” Note the single track. The currently restored portion of the main Malinta tunnel has two tracks, and suggests that the […]

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First Flag Raised 1945 on Corregidor, 74th Anniversary

Ze001. We hired a Sun Cruises vehicle for 400 peso and dropped off here, Topside on Corregidor at the Rock Force Monument. For many years we have visited Corregidor on the 16th Feb. and observe the Anniversary of the 503d Paratroopers raising the 48 Star US Flag under fire on the west end of the […]

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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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