Tag: Olongapo

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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USMC, Earl Hancock “Pete” Ellis U.S.M.C. Photographs, Olongapo, early 1900s (2nd album).

Ze853. Navy Hospital ship Relief in Olongapo, circa 1908. I notice it is moored with chains, that should mean it was there for a long time. I also notice a Marine Guard on the pier with a rifle. This is a picture of the Earl Hancock “Pete” Ellis collection in the U.S.M.C. archives. ——————————————————- Earl […]

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Subic Bay Post WWII

Zc690. The U.S. Naval Station Subic Bay in 1950, I certainly recognize the mountains behind Olongapo. Left are Kalaklan Ridge and a little right of center we are looking into the Gordon Heights Valley. This picture was provided by Bert Caloud in 2015. —————————- These are Subic Bay historical pictures I have received from my […]

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Heavy Rains 22nd July 2018 in Subic Bay

On the 24th of July 2018 I took a walk from Barrio Barretto, thru SBFZ, the former Naval Base and then walked to the Olongapo Market. On the 25th July I walked thru Barrio Barretto. These pictures were shot during these two walks. Heavy rainfall floods 16 villages in Olongapo By: Joanna Aglibot – @inquirerdotnet […]

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