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    Aparri (Apparri) Cagayan Province | Luzon Philippines

Location
Lat 18° 21' 0N Long 121° 39' 0E  Located on the northern coast of Luzon.

Wartime History
On December 10, 1942 the Japanese Army "Tanaka Detachment" landed at Aparri in conjunction with another landing at Gonzaga. Occupied by the Japanese until June 23, 1945 when US Army 188th Glider Infantry Regiment landed at Aparri Airfield and liberated the area.

Aparri Airfield (Aparri I, Aparri II)
Prewar airfield at the northern tip of Luzon, occupied by the Japanese until

American mission against Aparri
January 14 - August 7, 1945

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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