Media Category: Olongapo, Naval Reservation

Olongapo is the city outside the former US Naval Base and now outside of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone.

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Zf093a. The missing aircraft report by the Commanding Officer of the 675th Bombardment Squadron (L), 417th Bombardment Group (L), dated 10th Jan. 1945.

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Zf094a. This is the map created by the search party which found the plane and recovered the remains of two people in 1946.

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DAYTON, Ohio — Douglas A-20G Havoc at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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Zf098. A-Google Earth image of the Redondo Peninsular marked up with information I know.

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Zf097. A section of a 1:50000 map of the Redondo Peninsular, the contour lines are hard to see but the names are right.

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Zf096. The search and recovery report, 1946 by Anseimo R. Ortiz, page 2!

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Zf095. The search and recovery report, 1946 by Anseimo R. Ortiz, page 1!

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Zd891. 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.

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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.

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Zd900. This is one of 5 images of the grave/tomb site of Ernest J. Gaines, a legend in Subic Bay. These pictures were shot on the 31st of Jan 2021. The grave plaque is removed; the tomb was entered and closed again. So, most likely the story, the previous lady told me, is true that the remains were brought to Ilo Ilo. The man in the picture helped me find the tomb. He said that one time he and others stopped people monkeying around on the tomb. As you can see houses have been built all around the tomb now, since the opening of the Hanjin Ship Yard Road, many people have settled here.

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