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317 1,753 Church bell returns to Sts Peter&Paul Church in Bauang
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87 280 The Iron Man Cometh....
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10 61 Tips on looking up veterans?
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4 38 Throwback Thursday and Flashback Friday Photos
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263 970 2nd Lt. Robert G. Allen, 462nd Parachute Field Artillery
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134 1,203 Joiners Tour. January 30 ,2022 Via Bataan to Corregidor
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139 1,143 Map of Battery Cheney AA
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223 2,583 Station Cast Help Needed
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5 11 NEW BOARD - Filipino Veterans in the defense of the U.S. and the Philippines, WWII
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34 344 The Loss of the S.S. Corregidor
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63 300 Carl S. Wolfe - Corregidor POW & MIA
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114 1,542 National Heroes Day, November 20, 1947 - Mt. Samat, Bataan.
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30 198 Battle of Wheeler Point
by Karl Welteke
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51 153 Plane Crash Kills 503rd Members
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77 840 Photos of Lingayen Landing
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123 3,107 Viet Nam Trips
by Karl Welteke
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26 269 Lewis Spencer KIRKPATRICK
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Aug 11, 2021 22:01:02 GMT 8
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124 980 Arlington ceremony for Lt. Nininger - MOH
by Karl Welteke
Mar 23, 2022 19:18:20 GMT 8
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72 531 General of the Army Douglas MacArthur
by Karl Welteke
Jan 8, 2023 20:43:59 GMT 8
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47 177 Whatever Google Workspace was, we are quitting it.
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22 291 New Member Intros
by EXO
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10 29 Cdr. Chick Parsons and the Japanese
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Dec 29, 2021 6:05:14 GMT 8
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15 58 Relentless Hope: A True Story of War and Survival
by Karl Welteke
Dec 15, 2022 14:48:18 GMT 8


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robert2010: I do not know who dug tunnels under Middleside but I have read accounts of men sheltering there during the siege. Mar 5, 2022 6:12:06 GMT 8
Deleted: how do i get back to the home page to keep looking for info of the pi Mar 16, 2022 11:30:32 GMT 8
Deleted: how do i post info on here Mar 16, 2022 11:32:38 GMT 8
Jazz: Has anyone ever tried finding Pantingan River massacre sites? I'm taking a little stroll over there sometime in the next week, in the trail past Liyang (I see a junction of a trail that might descend from the ridge to the 4th bend of the river) Mar 16, 2022 20:02:47 GMT 8
chadhill: Jazz: Have you seen this thread? The general location of the massacre should be fairly easy to find. Please let us know what you discover. Best, Chad Hill corregidor.proboards.com/thread/2205/pantingan-river-massacre-site Mar 18, 2022 1:53:20 GMT 8
Skiz: www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1wuv6-siuBL7WWyYos9XMXi-KUElRfCZc&ll=15.4377990669145%2C120.8714898972614&z=8 Mar 26, 2022 21:59:38 GMT 8
chadhill: usarmy1979: try browsing thru the General Board threads for instructions on how to post. Mar 27, 2022 20:26:40 GMT 8
California - Bob: That was an "awesome read", I like what you are doing! Carry on Sir. :) Mar 29, 2022 4:41:43 GMT 8
California - Bob: I forgot to mention that I kind of stumbled here because I was interested in the progress of the Carpas-Botolan Road. You must be in good health with all the walking you've done. Again, I enjoyed your Journeys and thank you ALL for your service. Bob Mar 29, 2022 4:44:48 GMT 8
California - Bob: Dear Mr. Welteke: Since you have trekked all around Botolan, Zambales "and more", it is time to mention that my (asawa) wife is from Botolan. I was there in the early 2000's, and I "do" plan to return once the virus calms down more. Salamut. Bob/Kano :) Mar 29, 2022 5:50:43 GMT 8
Carl NV USA: great article! and I tried to explore this shared map, this is very interesting www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1wuv6-siuBL7WWyYos9XMXi-KUElRfCZc&ll=15.4377990669145%2C120.8714898972614&z=8 Apr 1, 2022 17:41:40 GMT 8
fortman: I hope that this is the right thread. Does any one know how the 155m GPFs were moved on to the panama mounts? Were special ramps used or were they lifted on using a crane? Jun 7, 2022 2:14:03 GMT 8
fortman: I hope that this is the appropriate thread! Does anyone know how the 155mm GPFs were moved on to the panama mounts? Were ramps used or were they lifted by crane? Thanks. Fortman Jun 7, 2022 2:16:21 GMT 8
batteryboy: GPFs were mounted via ramps to the Panama Mounts. No need for cranes Jun 16, 2022 16:38:46 GMT 8
fortman: Hi Batteryboy. Thanks for the feedback on the panama mounts. It is as I thought, but have never seen a photo of the ramps being used. Regards. Jul 9, 2022 22:57:31 GMT 8
one50: Good to see everyone..it's been a while. Nov 16, 2022 13:45:10 GMT 8
Peter J johnson: I am looking for the personell photo of my father STAFF SEARGENT CHRIS W. JOHNSON 2ND BTLN FCOMPANY 3RD SQUAD Nov 18, 2022 5:48:29 GMT 8
one50: Peter, please register as a user for this forum and we can share info with you. I may have a photo with Chris in it. This "shoutbox" is not the place. Thanks Nov 18, 2022 11:34:41 GMT 8
BusterS: Did anyone know my father, Harold Stanley, he was in D Bty, 462d, Headquarters Det I think? He passed many years ago and I have very few stories from him. Jan 7, 2023 7:19:43 GMT 8
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