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    Pasig (Pasig City) National Capital Region | Luzon Philippines
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Salternik February 1945

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Salternik February 1945

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Lat 14° 33' 36N Long 121° 4' 44E  Pasig (Pasig City) is a municipality on the eastern edge of Manila. Borders on the west by Quezon City and Mandaluyong City; to the north by Marikina City; to the south by Makati City, Pateros, and Taguig City; and to the east by Antipolo and the municipality of Cainta and Taytay in Rizal Province.

Pasig River (Ilog Pasig)
The Pasig River connects Laguna de Bay in the east through the center of Manila dividing the city into the left bank (southern half) and right bank (northern half) then empties into Manila Bayto the west. On February 4, 1945 during the Battle of Manila Japanese forces retreated across the Pasig River into the south half of Manila. The next day advanced units of the US Army 1st Calvary Division crossed Pasig River in pursuit, and were joined by the 37th Infantry Division.

Pasig Airfield
Built prewar used during the war

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February 4, 2018

 

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