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March 2020

VIDEO: The Kay Kyser Show for the 11th Airborne in Lipa, Batangas, 1945

In August of 1945, while troops mostly of the 11th Airborne Division rested and recuperated at the Lipa Airstrip in what is now Lipa City in...

Batangas History 31 Mar, 2020

VIDEO: US Army Airstrikes on Mt. Maculot, Batangas, 1945

In the liberation of the province of Batangas conducted by the United States Army and the other Allied Forces in 1945, a common Japanese tac...

Batangas History 30 Mar, 2020

VIDEO: General Walter Krueger of the US Sixth Army Visiting Lipa Airstrip, 1945

A pass in review at the Lipa Airstrip in 1945. Sometime in June, 1945, a pass in review was held at the Lipa Airstrip in Batangas in honor o...

Batangas History 30 Mar, 2020

VIDEO: The 187th Infantry Regiment, US Army, in Barrio Sulok, Santo Tomas, Batangas, 1945

By April 1945, the Province of Batangas was all but liberated from Japanese presence. The Japanese Imperial Army was on the run and had bee...

Batangas History 30 Mar, 2020

VIDEO: 11th Airborne Jump School at the Lipa Airfield, Batangas

By the month of April in the year 1945, the province of Batangas had been all but liberated from the hands of the Japanese by the United Sta...

Batangas History 29 Mar, 2020

Taal Volcano Eruptions: a Historical Record

Below is a record of the eruptions of Taal Volcano dating back to the dawn of the Spanish colonial era in the Philippines. The data is take...

Batangas History 22 Mar, 2020

Muslo and the Maliputo: the Great Fishes of Taal Lake and the Pansipit River

Back in the 1960s when this writer was still a young boy, his mother would take him along at daybreak on the forty or so minute ride to Leme...

Batangas History 10 Mar, 2020

Historic Photos of the Taal Volcano Crater Lakes, 1907

The photographs contained in this page have been extracted from an scientific paper written by Raymond Foss Bacon and published in 1907 in t...

Batangas History 9 Mar, 2020

The Regeneration of Taal Crater Island: Clues from the 1911 Eruption

Readers will only be too familiar with images of the Taal Volcano Crater Island having been reduced to a barren wasteland in the immediate a...

Batangas History 3 Mar, 2020