Media Category: Subic Bay before WWII

Images of the Subic Bay area before WWII

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This is one of 8 Eight images about Olongapo on the Subic Bay Naval Reservation in 1919 of a victory Parade on the 4th of July 1919. Olongapo, then, was located just west of the Spanish Gate of the Navy Yard, Olongapo Naval Station. These pictures were provided by the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia. […]

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Zf683

This is one of 8 Eight images about Olongapo on the Subic Bay Naval Reservation in 1919 of a victory Parade on the 4th of July 1919. Olongapo, then, was located just west of the Spanish Gate of the Navy Yard, Olongapo Naval Station. These pictures were provided by the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia. […]

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Zf633. Hey, I like this picture, I don’t look too bad. We are on the ridge dividing both valleys mentioned before. In this picture we are looking down into the Quinabucsan Valley and see the lovely beaches, lagoon and woods. Thankful, they are still there today.

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Zf571. This Naval Station of Olongapo picture in the early 1900s, I have not seen before. This picture really shows a large Marine Corps presence, look at all those tents and the horses at left. Or could it be that the Army came for a visit? Notice the Naval Station of Olongapo West Gate, now […]

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Zf570. This Naval Station of Olongapo picture in the early 1900s is in this album already but this one is much clearer. It seems to have been shot from the Kalaklan Ridge and it is much clearer and it seems to be zoomed in

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Zf530. This older pre WWII picture of the Olongapo Naval Yard I received earlier (but I don’t remember from who or where from) and it was mirror type reversed and I had to learn how to flip it. Thank you friend, whoever sent this image to me!

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Zf531. This SBFZ Rivera & Alava Wharf area picture is a screen shot from Google Earth, covering about the same area and a view with the same angle. A very interesting view of the area, pre war and post war, notice all the Olongapo residential homes which are gone now, off- Base or now off […]

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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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