Category: Corregidor Island, Fort Mills

Corregidor is a place of HISTORY, important both for the Philippines and the United States of America. It was a great American Fort (Fort Mills) and played a key role in WWII. It was a battle field in the loss of the Philippines in 1942 and a great battle of liberation took place here in 1945! I love history and visited this island many times.

WWII, Philippines, from CDSG Friends, #01

– Zd102. Flickr 001. SC 118548 Men of Battery “E” 91st C.A. loading 10 Inch shells, this image was received from the Phil. Dept. 11 Jan. 1941. This must be Battery Grubbs, and Philippine Scouts in Fort Mills on Corregidor Island in Manila Bay. Another 10 Inch battery was in Fort Wint, on Grande Island […]

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Corregidor visit with Bill & Scott, 2006-01-20

– Zo923. One of the Senior Officer Quarters, Topside on Corregidor, Fort Mills which was used by one of the parachute companies as a head quarter when recapturing Corregidor from the Japanese on the 16th Feb. 1945. ——————————————– Album Description: The purpose was to show my friends Bill Loudermilk and Scott Simms, the famous island […]

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Gen. Wainwright images and news clippings.

– Zo770. 1945-8-30 Lt Gen Jonathan M Wainwright in Manila with Gen Walter Krueger. This is one of 7 images of Gen. Wainwright, found and provided by John Duresky for his research for a book on Army Lt Chester K Britt. —————————————————————- These pictures are from Mr. John Duresky. He and his friend, Lt Col […]

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Col. W. Massello, Battery Way, Corregidor Siege

Zo703. Lt. Col. William Massello is honored by Mayor G. Edward Bradley in Sommerville, Mass., as a survivor of the Corregidor Siege in 1942 and being on a Hell Ship, and POW in Japan. The Boston Sunday Globe got it completely wrong! The Allied personnel on Corregidor, ordered to surrender, DID NOT PARTICIPATE in the […]

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Corregidor late 1945

Zo599. A view of the “Mile Long Barracks” from the Lighthouse and across the Officer Quarters. The Officer Quarter had to give way to the present Pacific War Memorial which is located here now. GIs then and GIs now, like me, like to go up the lighthouse and enjoy the view. —————————– This is an […]

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North Entrance to the Malinta Hill Tunnel.

Zo409. This is a Jan 7th 2005 image of the North Entrance of the Malinta Hill Tunnel leading to the so-called 1000 Bed underground hospital, part of the Malinta Hill Tunnel. The President Memorial of President Quezon was located here until about 2005 or 2006. The North Entrance to the Malinta Hill Tunnel is special, […]

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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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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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