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    Quezon (Quezon City) National Capital Region | Luzon Philippines

Quezon City is located to the northeast of Manila. Quezon City was founded in 1939 and named honor of President Manuel L. Quezon. Served as the capital of the Philippines during 1948-1976 before the capital moved to Manila.

University of the Philippines (UP)
Located at Diliman, Quezon City. The campus was heavily damaged during the war. Postwar, repaired and cleaned up by Japanese prisoners.

Camp Murphy (Camp Aguinaldo)
Prewar US Army camp at Quezon City. It included Murphy Field.

Murphy Field (Zablan Airfield)
Prewar airfield, used by the Japanese. Today Camp Aguinaldo, the national headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)

Armed Forces of the Philippines Museum
(AFP Museum)

Located at Camp Aguinaldo

North Avenue Airfield
North Avenue follows the former runway

Balara Airfield
North Avenue follows the former runway

District of Quezon City, south of Diliman. Today an important commercial area.

Tony Feredo adds:
"It was said that an auxilliary airfield was at Cubao, but I have no photo evidence. All I have in the Cubao area are six large radio antenna mast that were scattered in what is now Araneta Center."

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Last Updated
May 22, 2017


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