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    Quezon (Quezon City) National Capital Region (NRC) | Luzon Philippines

Location
Quezon City is located in the National Capital Region (NRC) on Luzon in the Philippines. To the southwest is Manila and to the east is Marikina (Marikina City).

History
In 1939, Quezon City was founded and named honor of President Manuel L. Quezon. Between 1948–1976 served as the national capital of the Philippines until 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

Cubao
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
February 21, 2020

 

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