La Union Province is located to the east of Lingayen
Occupied by the Japanese Army 48th
Division plus two tank regiments that landed at Caba and Agoo. in December 22, 1941. Liberated in the second week of January 1945 by US Army
forces, after their landings in Pangasinan.
Costal city along the eastern shore of Lingayen Gulf and capital city
of the province. Occupied by the Japanese
in early December 1941. Its harbor became an important
shipping point for the Japanese. Liberated in late March, 1945.
A barrio of San Fernando, located on the eastern shore of Lingayen Gulf. The Damortis - Rosario road ran thurough this town (Route
3-11 junction) and Japanese artillery emplacements. Located to
the east of the main American landings, it was one of the first
objectives, it was liberated
on January 12, 1945 by the US Army 158th RCT.
Costal town, on the eastern shore of Lingayen Gulf. Japanese forces landed here in December 1941. During the Japanese occupation, they burned part of Macalca and massacred 17 innocent civilians under the Prinsipe Bridge, suspected of being guerilla sympathizers.
Located to the east of San Fernando. Occupied by the Japanese until the end of the war.
Located at the southern edge of La Union Province.
Borders the South China Sea. Prewar Luna Airfield.
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October 23, 2019