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314 1,737 Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
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Apr 16, 2022 6:51:19 GMT 8
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83 270 Major Charles Roy Sneed
by Steve Sparks
Mar 18, 2022 7:07:00 GMT 8
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10 61 Tips on looking up veterans?
by kludge
Sept 26, 2021 11:14:10 GMT 8
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A bit like Throwback Thursday and Flashback Friday, but throughout the entire week - Photos we've taken personally, of Corregidor or of other islands, or matters of membership's common interests. (No Member Registration is necessary to post.) (Impolite, Spamming or Troll-like posts posted anonymously may be shot on sight, you have been warned.)

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4 38 Throwback Thursday and Flashback Friday Photos
by Karl Welteke
Oct 16, 2020 1:29:27 GMT 8
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History, heritage and community of the 503d PRCT, including the 503d PIR, 462d P.F.A.Bn., & 161st P. Eng., and their Lineage.

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263 968 What Happened to the 503d TIME LINE?
by tmayer
Apr 30, 2022 1:45:44 GMT 8
No New Posts The Battle of Manila

One of the great tragedies of WWII. This discussion board complements our sub-site at http://battleofmanila.org - deconstructing the revisionist narrative, one false meme at a time.

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59 292 Manila Tour
by Karl Welteke
Apr 16, 2022 16:32:12 GMT 8
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132 1,192 STATUS OF LODGING ON CORREGIDOR
by Karl Welteke
Jul 5, 2022 20:43:04 GMT 8
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Harbour Defense

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139 1,143 Map of Battery Cheney AA
by Karl Welteke
Jul 4, 2022 13:35:44 GMT 8
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221 2,577 Roads and Trails of Ft. Mills on Corregidor
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Jun 27, 2022 21:45:47 GMT 8
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The Philippines History and Heritage

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116 1,326 Subic Bay, SBFZ, ex Naval Base
by Karl Welteke
Jun 29, 2022 18:37:29 GMT 8
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5 10 Philippine Scouts 26th Cavalry Ceremonial Mounted Unit to be in the Tournament of Roses 2017 Rose Pa
by Eduardo P. Sayajon
Nov 16, 2020 22:57:40 GMT 8
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32 321 Samar, WWII, US Military, Guerillas from NARA
by Karl Welteke
Jun 6, 2022 17:28:38 GMT 8
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63 298 Carl S. Wolfe - Corregidor POW & MIA
by chadhill
Jun 24, 2022 8:58:19 GMT 8
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114 1,540 Battle of Bataan Memorials and Markers
by Karl Welteke
Jan 22, 2022 16:38:09 GMT 8
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Retaking "The Rock"

30 198 Battle of Wheeler Point
by Karl Welteke
Jul 4, 2022 13:15:04 GMT 8
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In Memoriam

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50 152 TAPS - In Memoriam - "pdh54" - Patty D. Hill
by chadhill
Dec 16, 2019 12:09:29 GMT 8
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77 839 Sound Detection Equipment!
by Karl Welteke
Apr 25, 2022 17:38:07 GMT 8
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121 3,077 Middleside Barracks
by Karl Welteke
Jul 3, 2022 14:36:39 GMT 8
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Fort Drum - The Unique Fortress of the Philippines

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26 269 Lewis Spencer KIRKPATRICK
by Richard King
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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72 522 Merrill’s Marauders awarded the Congressional Gold Medal
by xray
May 30, 2022 12:04:41 GMT 8
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46 174 Maintaining a Website can be a pain in the ASCII
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May 6, 2022 8:24:53 GMT 8
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22 283 New Member Intros
by EXO
Jul 4, 2022 19:47:44 GMT 8
No New Posts MANILA INTRIGUE

A lot happened in the Philippines between the arrival of the Japanese, and their departure. Not only in Manila.

10 29 Cdr. Chick Parsons and the Japanese
by varsity07840
Dec 29, 2021 6:05:14 GMT 8
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13 43 'Bless 'em All' by Calhoun/Whitman
by EXO
Mar 29, 2022 8:24:51 GMT 8

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EXO: As of 24 January 2022, the ferry provider from MOA to Corregidor has ceased their operation until further notice. Jan 24, 2022 14:39:07 GMT 8
EXO: Alternate methods are available - see recent posts Jan 24, 2022 14:39:40 GMT 8
robert2010: There is a tree outside battery Way with a large chunk of concrete imbedded in it. Mar 5, 2022 5:49:03 GMT 8
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
usarmy1979: 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
usarmy1979: 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
EXO: OK GUYS - I HAVE REDUCED OUR MEMBERSHIP DOWN TO 82, ON A "LESS IS MORE" BASIS. THERE WAS TOO MUCH DEADWEIGHT. ANYONE WHO HASN'T MADE THEIR FIRST POST WITHIN A FEW MONTHS MAY HAVE THEIR MEMBERSHIP DELETED. Jun 16, 2022 16:38:46 GMT 8
batteryboy: GPFs were mounted via ramps to the Panama Mounts. No need for cranes Jun 16, 2022 16:38:46 GMT 8
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