Landing in Mariveles, Bataan

Landing in Mariveles, Bataan / Mariveles, Bataan During the Second World War, the municipality of Mariveles served as the temporary camp for the captured Filipino and American soldiers who defended Corregidor and Bataan.  While the 38th Division engaged in final operations to isolate Bataan Peninsula, plans for the role which XI Corps would play in continue reading : Landing in Mariveles, Bataan

Liberation of Olongapo City

Liberation of Olongapo City / Olongapo City, Zambales After Japanese Forces cancelled their planned attack on Vigan due to Filipino guerillas’ control of the region, MacArthur directed the XI Corps to land on the Zambales coast in San Antonio. Their primary mission was to drive rapidly across the base of Bataan in order to prevent continue reading : Liberation of Olongapo City