Media Category: Guns, gun batteries

Zg321

Zg321

Zg321. One of the 12 Inch gun barrels is being installed at Battery Cheney in Fort Mills on Corregidor Island, Manila Bay, Philippines. It looks like they are using hydraulic jacks. This is a picture from the Karl Schmidt Collection, CDSG. He just sent it now, the 17th of June 2023 and gave me permission […]

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Zf660

Zf660

Zf660. The new gun emplacement in Manila Bay on the 7th June 2022; this is a project of the DENR Department. This project is shaping up like the one of the two Gun Turrets on Fort Drum, the El Fraile Island, in Manila Bay.

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Zf659

Zf659

Zf659. The new gun emplacement in Manila Bay on the 7th June 2022; this is a project of the DENR Department. This project is shaping up like the one of the two Gun Turrets on Fort Drum, the El Fraile Island, in Manila Bay.

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Zf663

Zf663

Zf663. The new gun emplacement in Manila Bay on the 7th June 2022; this is a project of the DENR Department. This project is shaping up like the one of the two Gun Turrets on Fort Drum, the El Fraile Island, in Manila Bay.

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Zf662

Zf662

Zf662. The new gun emplacement in Manila Bay on the 7th June 2022; this is a project of the DENR Department. This project is shaping up like the one of the two Gun Turrets on Fort Drum, the El Fraile Island, in Manila Bay.

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Zf661

Zf661

Zf661. The new gun emplacement in Manila Bay on the 7th June 2022; this is a project of the DENR Department. This project is shaping up like the one of the two Gun Turrets on Fort Drum, the El Fraile Island, in Manila Bay.

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Zf476

Zf476

Zf476. 130117, John, in the process of clearing the step which lead down to Battery Cushing #1 gun from inland on Corregidor Island.

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Zd166

Zd166

Zd166. Flickr 033. SWPA-Sig C-45-20549, SC-263699. 26th Feb. 1945. Gen. Marquat and Col. Jones looking over Gun # 2 at Battery Wheeler in Fort Mills on Corregidor Island which was part of the Manila Bay and Harbor Defense Command. In the distance we can see Mariveles on Bataan. The Col. Is carrying a carbine.

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Zd165

Zd165

Zd165. Flickr 032. SWPA-Sig C-45-13268. This is the destroyed Battery Geary in Fort Mills, on Corregidor Island which was part of the Manila Bay and Harbor Defense Command. I don’t have the official image description. But it is safe to assume that we see Paratroopers from the 503d PIR patrolling thru the battery in Feb. 1945 after they jumped onto Corregidor, to liberate it, on the 16th Feb. 1945. In the distance, left, we see a machinegun Tower, it is located, looking from the photographer’s location, left and east of Battery Crockett.

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Zd171

Zd171

Zd171. Flickr 038. SWPA-Sig C-45-13293. 6th March 1945, SC-271175. The 12 Inch gun of Battery Hearn, Corregidor Island, P.I. SWPA-Sig C-45-13275. 6th March 1945, SC-271174.

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