This sub category is for the tunnels on Corregidor Island, the former Fort Mills. Fort Mills built some before WWII, during the Siege the Philippine and U.SA troops built more for protection against Japanese bombs and artillery. Then it was the Japanese turn to build more in defense against the Allied, U.S. liberation assault.
Zf856. Gen. MacArthur returns to Corregidor, image from Peter DeForest Facebook page, photo from Carl Mydans of the LIFE Collection. This picture shows Gen. Mac Arthur at the North Entrance of the Malinta Hill Tunnel, probably on the 2nd of March 1945 when he visited Corregidor and ordered the colors hoisted on the Old Flag […]Read More
This tunnel is near the Infantry Point, is concrete lined, is not on any map and I say, it is a substantial size tunnel. It was most likely also a Magazine. We do not know the history of it. The storage chamber at the middle entrance has a no-smoking sign in Filipino, so it was […]Read More
Za910. Corregidor Officer Beach with 3 Japanese built Suicide Boat Tunnels. Za910. Corregidor Officer Beach. 001., the former Fort Mills, a view from a boat. The Japanese built 3 Suicide Boat Tunnels at the west end of the beach. Za911. My GPS Track at the Officers Beach with the Japanese Suicide Boat Tunnels on Corregidor, […]Read More