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    Davao del Sur Province Mindanao Philippines

Location
Province on the on the south east coast of Mindanao bordering Davao Gulf. Borders Davao del Norte Province to the northeast.

Padada
Located inland from the coast bordering Davao Gulf.

Libby
Located inland from the coast bordering Davao Gulf.

Davao (Davao City)
Port city and harbor located on the south-east coast of Mindanao

Malalag Bay
Bay used as a seaplane anchorage during early December 1941.

Sarangani Bay
Bay located at the far south of Mindanao, located 75 miles to the south-west of Davao. MacArthur had originally planned to land here as the first landing in his Philippine liberation campaign. Instead, it turned out to be the final amphibious landing of the Mindanao campaign July 12, 1945 by a battalion of the 24th Infantry Division, who landed unopposed and joined with guerilla forces and proceeded inland to attack 2,000 Japanese troops isolated in this area in fighting for two weeks.

Digos (Degos, Daliao, Degosu)
Located 40 miles to the south of Davao, with Digos Airfield and Digos Seaplane Base

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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