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Corregidor
Corregidor Island, locally called Isla ng Corregidor, is a lofty island located at the entrance of Manila Bay in southwestern part of Luzon Island in the Philippines. Due to this location, Corregidor was fortified with several coastal artillery and ammunition magazines to defend the entrance of Manila Bay and the City of Manila, from attacks by enemy warships in the event of war...
Timeline of Events
1942
3.11.1942
World War II: General Douglas MacArthur abandons Corregidor.
4.21.1942
World War II: The most famous (and first international) Aggie Muster is held on the Philippine island of Corregidor, by Brigadier General George F. Moore (with 25 fellow Texas A&M graduates who are under his command), while 1.8 million pounds of shells pounded the island over a 5 hour attack.
5.6.1942
World War II: On Corregidor, the last American forces in the Philippines surrender to the Japanese.
1945
2.16.1945
World War II: American forces land on Corregidor island in the Philippines.