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    El Fraile Island (Fort Drum) Cavite | Luzon Philippines

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April 12, 1945

Small island located in the south channel of Manila Bay, nearest to Cavite. This small island was named by the Spanish "El Fraile" (The Friar).

Fort Drum
Developed into an island fortress by the US Army, shaped like a battleship to guard the southern entrance to Manila Harbor.

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May 3, 2016


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