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3 31 Planning another trip any tips?
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Apr 26, 2015 23:21:02 GMT 8
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Apr 3, 2015 23:25:04 GMT 8
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209 802 503rd 59th Annual Reunion July 29 - August 2, 2015
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Apr 13, 2015 4:15:40 GMT 8
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90 813 Tank Gun Barrel on Corregidor?
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105 769 Battery West
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Apr 26, 2015 11:13:01 GMT 8
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21 128 New POW/MIA Accounting Agency to Open January 2015
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39 107 Last of the Navajo Code Talkers Dies
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Apr 28, 2015 6:15:36 GMT 8
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65 703 Japanese Guns at Iba Airport
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Apr 12, 2015 9:02:46 GMT 8
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by beirutvet
Apr 27, 2015 4:34:50 GMT 8
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Fort Drum - The Unique Fortress of the Philippines

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20 198 Fort Drum, the unsinkable concrete battleship of Manila Bay
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Mar 11, 2015 4:05:43 GMT 8
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Apr 16, 2015 9:57:26 GMT 8
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Sue Brooks: Wow, thank you. this was my husbands war. Mar 14, 2015 5:16:29 GMT 8
John from Montana: Can anyone point me to the history of the Old Spanish flagpole. I know most sources attribute it to a Spanish ship sunk by Dewey in 1898. I'd like more details and proof of its history Mar 25, 2015 13:17:10 GMT 8
Popular myths exploded: To John from Montana. 100ft (temp) flagpole erected 1910, south-west of Parade Ground. Destroyed Nov 1923. 86ft flagpole erected Dec 1923, south-east corner of Parade Ground, at present location. Flagpole common with US Mainland CAC forts. Mar 29, 2015 8:03:22 GMT 8
EXO: Kindly furnish reference for flagpole statement. So, if its a myth you are wanting to explode, start a thread, furnish us with the info that you have gathered, don't just make a bald, anonymous statement on a shoutbox. Mar 31, 2015 20:08:44 GMT 8 *
batteryboy: The guns at Fort Wint, Grande Island were NEVER moved or dismantled them nor brought them to Bataan. The two 10-inch DC guns from Battery Warwick were brought to Fort Casey after the war. Japanese had their own heavy artillery. Apr 2, 2015 8:52:08 GMT 8
batteryboy: Would love to know where the flagpole actually came from. So far the old story is that it came from the Reina Cristina sunk at Cavite during the Battle of Manila Bay. New evidence is welcome! Apr 2, 2015 9:01:02 GMT 8 *
Popular myths exploded: I was just a passing visitor who provided information for John from Montana's unanswered request. The information you seek is contained within Quartermaster Corps records of buildings and c1922 aerial photos available from NARA. Apr 2, 2015 11:42:28 GMT 8
batteryboy: On my way to the Rock! Apr 10, 2015 5:19:04 GMT 8
Query: I took a look at the photos and text on the Museum, and would very much like to get in touch with Mr. Custodio. Can you provide contact info? Apr 13, 2015 4:27:23 GMT 8
miami: Guys, do you have any information where are the exact location of the American Cemeteries in Baguio City, what condition they're in, and who is the appropriate person/historian that we could talk to about its history? Thanks Apr 13, 2015 17:29:14 GMT 8
batteryboy: To Miami: Try contacting Camp John Hay Development Corporation or the American Cemetery at Fort Bonifacio. They maybe able to help you out. Apr 16, 2015 12:30:23 GMT 8
batteryboy: To Miami: Try contacting Camp John Hay Dev. Corp or the American Cemetery at Fort Bonifacio. They maybe able to help you out. Apr 16, 2015 12:31:42 GMT 8
Dan Evans: Hi, first ever post. My wife is daughter of George E. Turner, 60th CAC HQ Battery, Sendai P.O.W. Looking for his HQ Battery service record etc. Point us in the right direction. Apr 17, 2015 8:29:09 GMT 8
beirutvet: batteryboy: Did some research of old photos of the Spanish fleet to see if I could pinpoint which ship it came from, result inconclusive. one good shot of an intact Reina Cristina is actually a painting, mast appears too small. needs more research Apr 20, 2015 13:54:11 GMT 8
beirutvet: batteryboy: Are you home now from your latest adventure on The Rock? Do we get to see the pictures? Apr 20, 2015 13:55:40 GMT 8
batteryboy: beirutvet: - yes am back and was just there for a day. Not much photos, I took only a few of things and places that I haven't documented that much before. Is there anything that I can help you out with? Apr 25, 2015 22:06:54 GMT 8
beirutvet: No sir, nothing I need, thank you though. I just love seeing photos of my favorite island. Anything new/out of the ordinary there? ownership/stewardship should of changed hands by now, correct? How is the place fairing? Interested in your observations Apr 26, 2015 3:03:51 GMT 8
batteryboy: Place is the same, run by same management. Some areas cleaned, some areas like going Wheeler and Cheney a little overgrown but passable except for some fallen trees. Monkeys are near the hotel now. Apr 26, 2015 8:58:27 GMT 8
batteryboy: Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadets where in the island a while I was there. They came in via an LCM escorted by two destroyer escorts from the Philippine Navy. Apr 26, 2015 9:01:45 GMT 8
batteryboy: Talked to the Phil Coast Guard about the 75mm ex-caliber gun they found years ago and explained to them what it was. Apr 26, 2015 9:02:34 GMT 8
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