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Corregidor Tailend Walk, Denver Ridge, Kindley Field and in-between 2019 Apr. 06

Ze257. This is my GPS track on my Corregidor Tailend Walk, 9.6 km, 5 ½ hour from my Garmin account and I used 3 liters of water. ———————————— The Tribute Day to all Filipino Heroes on Corregidor was on the 7th April 2019 but I arrived one day early and made this walk. I looked […]

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7th April 2019 Tribute to all Filipino Heroes on Corregidor.

Ze215. This is the front of the program to pay “Tribute To All Filipino Heroes” on Corregidor, at the Filipino Heroes Memorial. ———————————- The Heroes Day is on the 7th of April but I arrived one day earlier. On the 6th of April 2019 Philippine naval vessel started arriving and the majority arrived on the […]

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Stockade Level, Fort Mills, Shelters, Bunker etc, 2019-04-07

Z188. This is an Army prewar aerial image of the Stockade level of Corregidor Island. This picture was provided by Karl Schmidt, a leader in the Coastal Defense Study Group organization (cdsg.org) who got it from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). —————————————— On the Stockade Level is plenty to see, it had plenty […]

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The ex Subic Bay SRF Diving Locker 2019-03-25

Ze143. This is the ex Subic Bay SRF Diving Locker from the Causeway, 2019-03-25 —————————————- My last duty station was in this building, the Ship Repair Facility (SRF) Diving Locker. When we turned over the Subic Bay Naval Facilities in Nov. 1992, the Recompression Chamber continued operating to treat diving accident victims to 2004, I […]

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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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