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    Samar Island Samar Province (Western Samar Province) Philippines

Location
Samar Island is part of the eastern Visayas Islands in the southeastern portion of the Philippines. Borders Leyte Island to the southwest and Leyte Gulf to the south. Today, connected by the San Juanico Bridge to Tacloban on Leyte.

Guiuan Airfield (Samar Airfield)
Built by US Navy Seabees, abandoned after the war.

Navy 3149 Base
Located in Ngolos, this was the site of a large US Navy base. Disused since the war.

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May 3, 2016

 

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