Media Category: Subic Bay before WWII

Images of the Subic Bay area before WWII

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Zf317

Zf317. No. 14. 1942 4 10 OLONGAPO wirephoto view 5. This is on the back of picture No. 13 in this album. It has the date April 10, 1042. That date cannot be the date the picture was shot because the Dewey dry dock had been towed to Mariveles and was scuttled and so was […]

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Zf316. No. 13.1942 4 10 OLONGAPO wirephoto view 1 This is a pre WWII image of the Naval Station Olongapo in Subic Bay. The original, a marked-up copy, 3 zoomed/cropped pieces and the back of the picture source description are also posted here in high resolution, in this Flickr album, scroll down, click here: This […]

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Zf318

Zf318. No. 15. 1942 4 10 OLONGAPO wirephoto view 1 – Copy. This is marked up copy of the picture No 13 in this album to give you landmarks and some history.

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Zf143a The after hole was loaded first with senior Officers; it was a hell, watch the video. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video

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Zf146

Zf146. The unrecognizable wreck of the Oryoku Maru, where she is resting near the Hellships Memorial in Subic Bay. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video.

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Zf145. For 5 days about 1300 POWs were kept on this small tennis court, exposed to the hot sun, almost no water and a few table spoons of uncooked rice. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video

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Zf144

Zf144. he Oryoku Maru under attack and sinking, POWs are swimming ashore. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video

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Zf143

Zf143. The after hole was loaded first with senior Officers; it was a hell, watch the video. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video

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Zf142. This is the Hellships Memorial in Subic Bay, located only a few hundred feet from the wreckage site of the Oryoku Maru. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video, this is the opening image of the video. The speaker, shown in this picture is LCDR Gerald Anderson, who was the principle person who created […]

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Zf147

Zf147. The tragic statistics of the Oryoku Maru – the notorious Japanese POW Hellship. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video.

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