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February 1, 2018

US Army Troops Entering Barrio Sulok, Santo Tomas 1945

US Army tanks entering Barrio Sulok in Batangas, 1945.  Image source:  United States National Archives.
US Army tanks entering Barrio Sulok in Batangas, 1945.  Image source:  United States National Archives.
Date Taken: 9 April 1945

Original Caption: Tanks and infantry entering Jap motor pool, which was captured by Company “G,” 187th Regiment, 11th Airborne Division. Several trucks and guns still in packing cases were found there. Sulac, Batangas, Luzon, P.I. (for Philippine Islands)

Note to the reader: “Sulac” is Barrio Sulok at the border between the Lipa City and Santo Tomas, known in the present day as Barrio Santa Cruz of Santo Tomas.

Source: United States National Archives. The picture was colorized courtesy of Algorithmia.

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