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    Batangas (Batangas City) Batangas Province | Luzon Philippines
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Justin Taylan 2005

Lat 13° 45' 34N Long 121° 3' 36E  Batangas is the capital of Batangas Province, borders Batangas Bay. Also known as "Batangas City". To the southeast are the Batangas Mountains. Located roughly sixty miles south of Manila.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese Army.

Japanese and American missions against Batangas
December 10, 1941 - April 28, 1945

On March 24, 1945 the 188th Infantry departed Batangas and proceeded eastward towards Mt. Malepunyo and the Batangas Mountains.

Batangas Airfield
Built prewar, used in the defense of the Philippines, abandoned

Base R / Camp Batangas
US Army Letter Base designation. Sub-base controlled by Base M (San Fernando)

P-38L Lightning Serial Number 44-25427
Pilot Hill crashed January 31, 1945

U. S. Army in World War II - Triumph in the Philippines Chapter XXIII page 431

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018



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