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    Puerto Princesa Palawan Province Philippines

Location
Lat 9° 43' 60N Long 118° 43' 60E Located roughly in the middle of Palawan's east coast, bordering Puerto Princesa Bay.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese. During late 1944 bombed by American aircraft. On February 28, 1945 a Regimental Comat Team (RCT) from the 41st Division made an amphibious landing at Puerto Princesa and met no opposition on the beach.

American missions against Puerto Princesa
October 28, 1944 - February 27, 1945

Puerto Princesa POW Camp
Wartime Prisoner of war camp, where the POWs were killed at the end of the war, in open pit with gasoline, bullets and hand gernades, to make it appear that they died in an Allied air raid.

Puerto Princesa Radar Station
Waritme radar station located at Puerto Princesa

Puerto Princesa Airfield
Built by the Japanese, located inland from seaplane base

Puerto Princesa Seaplane Base
Built by the Japanese, located inland from seaplane base

P-38 Lightning
Pilot Mahoney crashed January 3, 1945

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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