May 2018 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore May 2018 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore

May 2018

How the Japanese Army set up Defenses against Allied Forces in Santo Tomas, Batangas in 1945

[Keywords: Batangas, Santo Tomas, military intelligence, Japanese Imperial Army, Nasugbu Landing, bunker, entrenchment, trench] From a decl...

Buhay Batangas 29 May, 2018

The Hukbalahap in Batangas in the Immediate Post-WWII Years

[Keywords: Huk, Mateo del Castillo, Partidang Komunista ng Pilipinas, Hukbong Mapagpalaya ng Bayan, Peasant Revolt in the Philippines, Comm...

Buhay Batangas 22 May, 2018

More about Base R, an American Logistics Base in Batangas City in WWII

[Keywords: Batangas City, Base R, United States Army, Historical Data, Barrio Santa Clara, Hilltop, Mainaga Cove, military logistics] In th...

Buhay Batangas 21 May, 2018

Historical Landing Fields or Airstrips in Batangas

[Keywords: Aerodrome, Airstrip, Landing Field, Airdrome, Nasugbu, Calatagan, Batangas, Lemery, Tanauan, Lipa] Up to the present day, there ...

Buhay Batangas 18 May, 2018

A CIA Report’s View on Elpidio Quirino’s Presidency and the Continuing Influence of Batangas’ Jose P. Laurel

[Keywords: Elpidio Quirino, Jose P. Laurel, 1949 Philippine Elections, Nacionalista Party, Liberal Party, fraudulent election 1949, declass...

Buhay Batangas 17 May, 2018

Taysan, Batangas in the 19th Century as Described by a Spanish Historian

[Keywords: Batangas, Taysan, Batangay y su Provincia, Manual Sastron, 19 th century Batangas, Monte Mapolo, Toribio Mateo, Fr. Gregorio Pa...

Buhay Batangas 15 May, 2018

Picture Compilation of Evidences of Japanese Atrocities in Santo Tomas, Batangas in 1945

This post contains a compilation of photographs taken in 1945 of survivors of Japanese atrocities committed earlier that same year in the to...

Buhay Batangas 14 May, 2018

US Army Signal Corps Pictures taken during the Liberation of Santo Tomas, Batangas in 1945

A set of pictures taken by the United States Army Signal Corps in the Philippines in 1945 and filed away at the United States National Archi...

Buhay Batangas 13 May, 2018

US Army Signal Corps Photos taken while in the town of Lipa in 1945

This is the second article featuring photographs taken by the United States Army Signal Corps while stationed in Batangas. Those posted earl...

Buhay Batangas 10 May, 2018

Brief History of the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception of Batangas City

[Keywords: Batangas Church, Immaculate Conception, Minor Basilica, Batangas City, Fray Diego Mojica, Fr. Pedro Cuesta, Monsignor Cirilo Cas...

Buhay Batangas 10 May, 2018

Particulars of the Now-Defunct Nasugbu ‘Landing' or Airfield, Pre-WWII and onwards

[Keywords: Batangas, Nasugbu, Nasugbu Landing, Nasugbu Airfield, Nasugbu Aerodrome, Roxas y Cia, Ayala y Cia, American Era Philippines] Fro...

Buhay Batangas 9 May, 2018

US Army Signal Corps Pictures while in Batangas City Post-World War II

In the months immediately after the conclusion of World War II in the Pacific Theater, the United States Army Signal Corps maintained a faci...

Buhay Batangas 8 May, 2018

Controversy in the Recognition of Guerrilla Groups by the US Army in 1946

[Keywords: guerrilla activity in Batangas, Hunters/ROTC, Filipino-American Irregular Troops, FAIT, World War II, Japanese occupation of the...

Buhay Batangas 7 May, 2018

Examining a “Tale” of Corruption during Spanish-Era Tanauan, Batangas

[Keywords: Tanauan, Batangas, Antonio Villapando, Doña Maria Tapia, Doña Vicentica Leyba, corruption, panguingue, capital municipal, gobern...

Buhay Batangas 5 May, 2018

The Torture of Filipinos in Calaca by US Soldiers during the Fil-Am War

[Keywords: Frederick T. Arnold, Private Andrew K. Weir, Sergeant Edwards, Calaca, Batangas, water torture, water cure, Philippine-American ...

Buhay Batangas 5 May, 2018

Calatagan, Batangas: Historic and Folkloric Notes about some of its Barrios

[Keywords: Batangas, Calatagan, History of Calatagan, Folklore of Calatagan, Western Batangas, Barrios of Calatagan, Baha, Balibago, Balito...

Buhay Batangas 4 May, 2018

Conditions of Bus Transportation around Batangas in the 1950s

[Keywords: Batangas Transportation Company, BTCo, Laguna Tayabas Bus Company, LTB, Calaca, Balayan, Lipa, Candelaria, Lemery, Batangas trav...

Buhay Batangas 3 May, 2018

Balayan, Batangas in the 19th Century according to a Spanish Historian

[Keywords: Balayan, Batangas, Manuel Sastron, Batangas y su Provincia, 19 th Century Batangas, 19 th Century Balayan, Spanish Era Batanga...

Buhay Batangas 2 May, 2018