Batangas History, Culture and Folklore

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When Japanese Soldiers Tortured and Killed Americans Captured in Nasugbu

On the 13 th of March 1942, two Americans, both presumably personnel of the United States Army, were captured by troops of the Japanese Imperial Arm…

[Audio] Aug 1943 Address of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the Filipino People

Although not directly related to the Province of Batangas, this address is nonetheless included in this web site because of its historical significan…

Jay D. Vanderpool, the Officer who Unified Guerrillas in Batangas, Cavite and Laguna

After the fall of Bataan and Corregidor in April and May 1942, respectively, Lt. Gen. Jonathan Wainwright, designated commander of all United States …

5 Things Batangas Is Known For

Batangas is one of the Republic of the Philippines’ 81 provinces. It is situated at the southern part of the country’s largest island of Luzon. It belongs to a region called 4-A or the CALABARZON, …

Complete List of Barangays in Batangas Province

Below is a complete list of all barangays or barrios of the Province of Batangas’ four cities and thirty municipalities. The city of Batangas, which…

A Short History of the Gold Area Unit, Free Luzon Intel Unit, 6th MD

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Gold Area Unit was a guerrilla organization affiliated Free Luzon Intelligence Echelon of the 6 th Military District on the is…

A Brief Narrative of the 35th Infantry Division, PQOG

[TRANSCRIPTION] The President Quezon’s Own Guerrillas or PQOG was another of the large guerrilla organizations that operated in southern Luzon, inc…

A History of the 1st BN, 49th Regt Hunters-ROTC from the Fil-American Irregular Troops

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western Batangas t…

History and Important Activities of the Dado Destreza Unit

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Fil-American Guerrillas, Dado Destreza Unit was organized in Nasugbu in 1942 by one Sisenando “Dado” Destreza. Destreza would …

History of the 2nd Battalion, 49th Regiment Hunters-ROTC

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western Batangas t…

History of the Nasugbu Women Civilian Volunteers

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western Batangas t…

A Chronological Report on the Guerrilla Activities of the Alitagtag Town Unit

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western Batangas t…
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