Located to the east of Cebu and west of Leyte to the southwest of Ormoc Bay. Comprised of four islands: Pacijan Island, Poro Island, Ponson Island and
The village of Pilar is located to the north
of the island. Survivors of the torpedoed USS Cooper (DD-695) made there way
to this island, where they were assisted by Filipinos and were later
rescued by PBY flying boat after the Battle
of Ormoc Bay.
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February 4, 2018