Tag: Fort Mills

Fourth Day, First Flag Anniversary 2021-02-16, the 76th on Corregidor Island.

Zf001. I started walking from MacArthur Café to the Engineering Ravine. I came by here and noticed all the trolleys are left on the island by Sun Cruises Inc. They apparently belong to the Corregidor Foundation Inc (CFI) now. Not a good picture but the story is that the trolleys are still here and are […]

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Return to Corregidor by a Red Cross Man

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. ————————————— This is a book put into a PDF file, by the US Army Author: Harold Templeman Abstract: Templeman was the American […]

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WWII, Philippines, from CDSG Friends, #01

– Zd102. Flickr 001. SC 118548 Men of Battery “E” 91st C.A. loading 10 Inch shells, this image was received from the Phil. Dept. 11 Jan. 1941. This must be Battery Grubbs, and Philippine Scouts in Fort Mills on Corregidor Island in Manila Bay. Another 10 Inch battery was in Fort Wint, on Grande Island […]

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Corregidor visit with Bill & Scott, 2006-01-20

– Zo923. One of the Senior Officer Quarters, Topside on Corregidor, Fort Mills which was used by one of the parachute companies as a head quarter when recapturing Corregidor from the Japanese on the 16th Feb. 1945. ——————————————– Album Description: The purpose was to show my friends Bill Loudermilk and Scott Simms, the famous island […]

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Col. W. Massello, Battery Way, Corregidor Siege

Zo703. Lt. Col. William Massello is honored by Mayor G. Edward Bradley in Sommerville, Mass., as a survivor of the Corregidor Siege in 1942 and being on a Hell Ship, and POW in Japan. The Boston Sunday Globe got it completely wrong! The Allied personnel on Corregidor, ordered to surrender, DID NOT PARTICIPATE in the […]

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Corregidor late 1945

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. —————————– This is an […]

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Stockade Level, Fort Mills, Shelters, Bunker etc, 2019-04-07

Z188. This is an Army prewar aerial image of the Stockade level of Corregidor Island. This picture was provided by Karl Schmidt, a leader in the Coastal Defense Study Group organization (cdsg.org) who got it from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). —————————————— On the Stockade Level is plenty to see, it had plenty […]

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Cable Hut No. 5

Ze078. The entrance to Cable Hut No.5 in the former Fort Mills on Corregidor Island. ————————————————— Cable Hut No.5 is located at Middleside, in the former Fort Mills on Corregidor Island. I had looked at it before but not close like this time on the 27th Jan. 2019. Glen Williford wanted to see it and […]

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Corregidor News as of 2018-04-01 until ….

Zc239. The closed and empty former Freedom Café (formerly Gen MacArthur Café) during my visit between the 6th and 8th July. We always enjoyed so much comradely and historical talk, there is none here now! Corregidor is under a new management as of about earl April 2018 The Corregidor Foundation Inc. (CFI) is now under […]

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2018 April Visit to Corregidor

2018 April visit to Corregidor My visit was 2 days long, 6th to 8th April 2018; I left early on the 8th. The purpose was to meet friends from the Valor Tour organization and a former Peace Corps Volunteer. I generated 13 subject albums such one of the Philippine Veterans Week. This 14th Album is […]

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