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Corregidor map, WWII, the Japanese had one

Zf117. Corregidor map, WWII, the Japanese had one. Picture courtesy, the Japanese National Archives and the Army Lt. Chester K. Britt Research Team. This picture may be downloaded in high resolution from this Flickr account, click here: Corregidor map, WWII, the Japanese had one During the Siege of Corregidor in WWII by the Imperial Japanese […]

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A-20 Havoc crashed on Mt. Redondo, 9th Jan. 1945.

Zf092. A-20G Havoc displayed at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Photo is from Wikipedia. A-20 Havoc crashed on Mt. Redondo, 9th Jan. 1945. The two men crew, 2nd Lt Bertrand E. Major, 0-760704 and Cpl. August F. Kenzora, 36757921 did not survive. Zf093a. The missing aircraft report by the Commanding Officer of […]

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Fourth Day, First Flag Anniversary 2021-02-16, the 76th on Corregidor Island.

Zf001. I started walking from MacArthur Café to the Engineering Ravine. I came by here and noticed all the trolleys are left on the island by Sun Cruises Inc. They apparently belong to the Corregidor Foundation Inc (CFI) now. Not a good picture but the story is that the trolleys are still here and are […]

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Subic Bay Area, various subjects.

Zo956. The Philippines was the host country in for the 2019 South East Asia Games. The games were conducted in several different venues including Subic Bay. This Subic Gym building is located along the Aguinaldo St., our sailor’s former Liberty Route to the main gate. It was built by the new Management, the Subic Bay […]

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Ernest J. Gaines Grave Site 2021-Jan-31

Zd890. This is one of three pictures of Ernest J. Gaines Tomb in the Gains Beach area on Redondo Peninsular in Subic Bay on the 4th of Aug. 2006. Very few people were residing there then but my hiking partners and I wanted to see the tomb. ———————————— Ernest J. Gaines was/is a Legend in […]

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Grande Island, ex Fort Wint, Update Visit 2021-01-22

Zd856. Number 2 Gun of Battery Hall. The present management of the Grande Island Resort appears to have even less resources to keep the Coastal Defense Gun Batteries of the former Fort Wint presentable and accessible. ———————————————- After being absent from the Philippines for 15 months, I had the desire to visit the island again. […]

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Bataan Trip 21-01-15

Zd840. This is one of 6 images of the Subic Freeport Expressway on the 15th Jan 2021. I started my Bataan trip this way. This is the first section as you leave the former Navy Exchange area. —————————————— This was an exploration trip of changes in Bataan during the virus crisis, I had to get […]

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Return to Corregidor by a Red Cross Man

Zd831. Fort Mills, Manila Bay Harbor Defense Fort on Corregidor Island recaptured, liberated from the Japanese Occupier from a book by the Red Cross Field Director for the 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team. ————————————— This is a book put into a PDF file, by the US Army Author: Harold Templeman Abstract: Templeman was the American […]

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Battle of the Villa Verde Trail, from NARA.

–Zd235. This is an image from NARA, a collection of about 150 images about the Battle of Villa Verde, Feb.-May 1945, half of the images are only the descriptions.This imge did not have a readable description but is in sequence with all the other Battle of the Villa Verde Trail and 32nd Division combat images. […]

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Battle of Balete/Dalton Pass.

Battle of Balete/Dalton Pass. – Zd122. This is an WWII 1945 image of the Battle of the Balete Pass, fought by the 25th Division, to liberate North Luzon and defeat the Japanese Army. This picture was downloaded from NARA. Zd123. This is the description for the previous image. ——————————————— Battle of Balete Pass. This is […]

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