Media Category: Corregidor stories

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All Hands Mag. Escape from Corregidor

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Zd831

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.

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Zo603

Zo603. A view of Malinta Hill on Corregidor, perhaps from the South-dock, used by the Navy in WWII. This is the south end, San Jose Point of Malinta Hill.

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Zo602

Zo602. A view of the Corregidor Bottomside Northshore, with the Army Mine-dock in center and behind it is the Lorcha -dock where Gen MacArthur departed from in 1945 on orders from President Roosevelt.

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Zo601. The Head Quarters tent and staff of the 673 Replacement Company.

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Zo600

Zo600

Zo600. This picture is labeled Hospital but I think, it must be one of the long barracks, Topside or Middleside. The 3-story portion of the Corregidor hospital is not that long.

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Zo599

Zo599

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.

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Zo606

Zo606.This is the Corregidor Lighthouse in 1945, it survived all the Japanese shelling and bombing pretty good. The US bombing spared it also.

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Zo605

Zo605. This, I believe, is the Fort Mills Signal Tower, as viewed from the Topside Lighthouse in the west direction.

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Zo604

Zo604

Zo604. Two Filipina Lady laundry girls, they are probably happy to have a job and a salary, US GIs paid more than the Japanese and were probably friendlier bosses. This picture maybe was not on Corregidor, I don’t think they brought civilians on the island in 1945.

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