16° 1' 0N Long 120° 13' 60E Lingayen is located at
the center of Lingayen Gulf. To the east are Dagupan and San Fabian. Today, it is the provincial capital of Pangasinan Province.
American mission against
December 28, 1944 - January 8, 1945
Located at Lingayen running rougly east to west. Disused today.
behind the Pangasinan provincial capital. It encompasses several
memorial plaques, a pavilion with photograph display, and collection
of American wartime relics.
Beach (Orange Beach)
On January 9, 1945 the US Army 6th Army, XIV Corps 40th Division landed at Lingayen, then moved inland to the south, and westward towards Sual. Located at Maniboc and Barrio Pangasinan in Lingayen.
A plaque and statue of MacArthur mark the site.
The plaque reads: "On this
shore... the first combat troops of the Sixth Army of the
United States of America under the command of General
Douglas MacArthur landed 9 January 1945 to liberated
the island of Luzon, thus fulfilling his promise
to the Filipino people: 'I shall return' " Infact, MacArthur landed days later on January 12th.
Do you have photos or additional information to add?
June 15, 2019