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BATTLE OF MANILA OFFICER COUNTRY

  - Surfing the web for materials on Corregidor, it's almost impossible not to come across a lot of historic photographs of pre-war Manila and the aftermath of the Battle for Manila. We've gathered 25 views here.      

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HISTORIC CORREGIDOR JUMPSTATION

 -A series of 20 photographs highlighting people, places and personalities of Historic Corregidor, this feature replaces the Historic Corregidor and Round Table photo series.   Each page can be jumped to from the main photo page. We also introduce the PhotoZone Navigation System. Click on graphic to read more.

THE CORREGIDOR RAILWAY SYSTEM THE CORREGIDOR RAILWAY SYSTEM

 - Tony Feredo introduces us to the railway system of pre-war Corregidor.  

THE CORREGIDOR TRAMWAY

 

THE CORREGIDOR TRAMWAY  - Article by the late Ralph Forty, originally published in Modern Tramway (1969).
G.I.'s PHILIPPINE SCRAPBOOK THE LEAN YEARS

  - What you'll see in a G.I.'s scrapbook of his time in Manila, 1945.

The Lean Years THE LEAN YEARS

  - Colonel Paschal N. Strong  tells how Malinta Tunnel was built by murderers with obsolete 'borrowed' machinery and condemned TNT. The article has been recently updated with some of Richard Marin's hauntingly beautiful photographic interpretations of Malinta Tunnel.

LOST CORREGIDOR THE LEAN YEARS

 - The Home Front Life Before WW2. There is more to Corregidor defeat, surrender and vindication. It symbolizes war’s duality - destruction and creativity, brutality and comradeship, inhumanity and humanity, yes.  But before all of this, before World War II, it was an idyllic place for the Army families who lived there.  This is Selma Harrison Calmes'  pictorial story of that other lost Corregidor. 

LOST CORREGIDOR (PART II)
THE HOME FRONT
THE LEAN YEARS

 - Selma Harrison Calmes takes a fresh look at particular aspects of life on Corregidor before World War II, through her family’s eyes. (Part 2)

LOST CORREGIDOR (PART III)
DOCKSIDE

 

THE LEAN YEARS - Photographs taken pre-war at North Docks - the Mineplanter USAMP Harrison - Submarines at North Dock
PICTURE SHOW

 

THE LEAN YEARS - Slideshows of Corregidor's rich tapestry - this link will take you to a series of Index Pages containing links to our specially set-up lideshows.
 

     
The Officers' Guide 1941 OFFICERS GUIDE

 - It is 1941, and you are on your way to your first posting at Fort Mills.  Here are your travellers tips on the best way to prepare for your posting. 

 SALVAGING A SILVER TREASURE 1941 OFFICERS GUIDE

Diving for Philippine Pesos off Corregidor in 1945

 THE JAPANESE OVERSTRIKE SILVER COIN 1941 OFFICERS GUIDE

The Japanese Corregidor Commemorative Coin

 OFFICER COUNTRY  

- Round table on pre-war appointments of U.S. Army Officers to the Philippine Islands.

ARTIFACTS PAGES FOUND ON CORREGIDOR - A collection of items from private collections, from Corregidor's past . You are encouraged to contribute a scan, or a comment better identifying the pictured item. 

 

 
LOST CORREGIDOR
Lost Corregidor


Field Notes

ANGELS OF MERCY
Angels of Mercy

ECO CORREGIDOR
Eco Corregidor

       

CT&N INDEX PAGES

CORREGIDOR UNDER SIEGE

REDISCOVERING CORREGIDOR

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The Siege of Corregidor

A Walk on Tailside

Bulletin Board / Feedback Forum

Coast Artillery - Contents

Corregidor Railway System

Slideshows

John Moffitt's Aerial Gems

Historic Corregidor

Amid th' Encircling Gloom

Battery Way model

Across The Pacific - Photo story

Secret Corregidor

The Silent War

The Great Manila Bay Silver Operation

Corregidor Railways

Units and Personnel

Gold is also Ballast

The Corregidor Massacre 1968

The King Report

Fort. Drum - Concrete Battleship

The Fall of Corregidor

Prisoner of the Emperor

The Officer's Guide - 1941

Order of Battle

The Lowering of the Flag

Textures

Battery Tables

The Moore Report

Battery Histories - "Hartford"

G-1 Command Post

Philippine Scouts - Best of the Best

Battery Histories

A Critical Reminiscence

The Final Line of Defense

An Interview with Col. Massello

 

Japan Invades the Philippines

Building Malinta Tunnel System

The Retaking of Fort Drum

FEATURES

Total Attack - Corregidor

The Coast Artillery Years

The Battle of Manila

Col. George Ruhlen's Collection

 

Field Notes

 

4th Marines Shanghai / Corregidor


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