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    Silay Negros Occidental Province | Negros Philippines
Location
Lat 10° 48' 1N Long 122° 58' 35E  Silay is located at an elevation of 36' above sea level in Negros Occidental Province on the northwest coast of Negros Island in the Western Visayas (Region VI) in the Philippines. To the south roughly 10km away is Bocolod (Bacolod City). Toay also known as Silay City.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese. Prior to American liberation, the Japanese destroy part of the city and withdrew to the northeast, leaving the city relativity undefeated aside from small delaying groups. On March 30, 1945 liberated by the U. S. Army.

American missions against Bacolod
October 30, 1944–March 18, 1945

Silay Airfield
Wartime airfield used by Japanese bombers and fighters, today known as Bocolod Airport (new airport).

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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