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.

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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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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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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Battery Rock Point.

Zc535. The approximate location of the Battery Rock Point Panama Mount we have seen so far. This is the Rock Point area of the former Fort Mills on Corregidor Island. Battery Rock Point, 155 mm GPF gun/s on Panama Mount/s During the Corregidor Siege the entire installed stationary 155 mm GPF guns were very seldom […]

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Battery Sunset

Battery Sunset of Ft. Mills on Corregidor Island had four 155mm GPF guns, installed on Panama Mounts. They were located along and above Grubbs Trail, between Battery Smith and Cape Corregidor. BATTERY SUNSET MAGAZINE On my way to visit Searchlight No.2, I stopped by the Battery Sunset Magazine and took some pictures and share these. […]

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Walk to Battery Cheney 2018-07-06

Zc379. My Garmin device data and tracks of my walk to Battery Cheney on Corregidor Island, the former Fort Mills, in the Manila Bay Harbor Defense Command, 1 of 4 images shot 2018-07-06. I visited Corregidor 2018-07-06 to 08 to see what is happening on Corregidor under the new Corregidor Foundation Inc. (CFI) management. But […]

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