US Army Troops Entering Barrio Sulok, Santo Tomas 1945 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore

US Army Troops Entering Barrio Sulok, Santo Tomas 1945

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.
WWII Sulok
US Army tanks entering Barrio Sulok in Batangas, 1945.  Image source:  United States National Archives.

Notes and references:
Image credit: United States National Archives. The picture was colorized courtesy of Algorithmia.

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