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[CULTURE] How the Pakaskas of Verde Island, Batangas is Made

Verde Island, or Isla Verde as it is locally known, is a volcanic land mass some five kilometers or so south of Barrio Ilijan in Batangas Ci...

Batangas History 1 Mar, 2023

[CULTURE] 5 Famous Foods of Batangas

Batangas may be known more for its beaches and the dialect spoken by locals than its culinary traditions, but there are nonetheless foods th...

Batangas History 29 Jan, 2023

The Macolod Volcanic Corridor and Volcanism in Batangas Province

Taal Volcano, the last major eruption of which was in January 2020, is but part of a chain of still active Quarternary — in geologic terms, ...

Batangas History 26 Jan, 2023

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 Unite...

Batangas History 17 Jan, 2023

[WWII] The Nasugbu Landing of January 1945 from the Japanese Perspective

Most of the information available on Operation Mike VI, more commonly remembered as the “Nasugbu Landing” of 31 January 1945, is understanda...

Batangas History 16 Jan, 2023

The 29 Municipalities of Batangas Province

The Province of Batangas is one of five belonging to the administrative region called Region IV-A, otherwise known as the CALABARZON. The p...

Batangas History 14 Jan, 2023

[WWII] US Navy Air Action Report on Attacks on the Lipa and Batangas Airfields in November 1944

In an earlier post , Batangas History, Culture and Folklore featured details of air operations undertaken by United States Navy planes flyin...

Batangas History 29 Dec, 2022

[WWII] War Diary Excerpts on US Marine Air Operations Against Batangas in January 1945

January 1945 was a crucial time in the Allied effort to reclaim the Philippines from Japanese control. Forces under the command of General ...

Batangas History 28 Dec, 2022