Liberation of Burgos, La Union

Liberation of Burgos, La Union / Burgos, La Union The liberation of the town of Burgos was completed after days of skirmishes between the 129th Regimental Combat Team (129th RCT), 37th Division, with elements of the 33rd Division of the Allied forces, and the Japanese Forces’ 58th Independent Mixed Brigade (58th IMB) and 23rd Division continue reading : Liberation of Burgos, La Union

Liberation of Balaoan, La Union

Liberation of Balaoan, La Union / Balaoan, La Union Following the liberation of Bauang, La union, the municipality of Balaoan in the same province was the next target to be liberated by the guerilla units and allied troops. The campaign to liberate the entire Philippines continues as the 121st Infantry Regiment of the United States continue reading : Liberation of Balaoan, La Union

Battle of Bacsil Ridge

Battle of Bacsil Ridge / San Fernando City, La Union The Battle of Bacsil Ridge ended the month-long battle for control of San Fernando. The Japanese defenders called the Hayashi Detachment, composed of 3,000 armed troops and 2,000 unarmed support forces, took hold of San Fernando and its surrounding areas which denied entry to the continue reading : Battle of Bacsil Ridge

Liberation of Bauang, La Union

Liberation of Bauang, La Union / Bauang, La Union Capturing Bauang was crucial in the liberation campaign of northern Luzon, specifically of the San Fernando-Bacsil operations, because it also meant controlling Route 9 which will allow the Allied forces to move east and then south towards Baguio. The enemy defense of the general area of continue reading : Liberation of Bauang, La Union