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    Malabang Malabang Province | Mindanao Philippines

Lat 7° 35' 25N Long 124° 4' 13E   Located on the western coast of Mindanao bordering Illana Bay.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese Army forces which established a camp at Malabang with a tunnel network dug in the surrounding area. During 1942, after Chief Justice of Philippine Supreme Court Jose Abad Santos was captured in Cebu attempting to flee, he was transported to Malabang and executed in the camp and buried in barangay Curahab, which was later renamed Barangay Jose Abad Santos in his honor.

American missions against Malabang
January 14 - March 12, 1945

During April 1945, after the US Army landing at Illana Bay, American forces with Maranao guerrillas liberated Malabang.

Malabang Airfield
Located near Malabang

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018


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