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    Butitio (Batitio) Ifugao Province | Luzon¬†Philippines

Location
Lat 16° 43' 13N Long 120° 58' 42E ¬†Town located in the mountains. Also known as Batitio.

Wartime History
The Japanese 14th Army Headquarters moved to this inland mountain town, and fought against the US Army until Japan's surrender. The remainder of the 2nd Tank Division fought here as infantry, their tanks long since destroyed.

August 4, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s and P-38s support ground forces on Luzon, hit Japanese forces in the Butitio area.

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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