August 2021 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore August 2021 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore

August 2021

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 16 Aug, 2021

5 Things Batangas Is Known For

Batangas is one of the Republic of the Philippines’ 81 provinces. It is situated at the southern part of the country’s largest island of Lu...

Batangas History 15 Aug, 2021

Complete List of Barangays in Batangas Province

Below is a complete list of all barangays or barrios of the Province of Batangas’ four cities and thirty municipalities. The city of Batang...

Batangas History 15 Aug, 2021

A Short History of the Gold Area Unit, Free Luzon Intel Unit, 6th MD

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Gold Area Unit was a guerrilla organization affiliated Free Luzon Intelligence Echelon of the 6 th Military District ...

Batangas History 15 Aug, 2021

Map of Roads and Trails Leading to the Japanese Military Area in Mt. Malarayat

Below is a rough sketch of roads and trails leading to the Japanese Military Area at Mt. Malarayat, which is part of the Malepunyo mountain ...

Batangas History 15 Aug, 2021

A Brief Narrative of the 35th Infantry Division, PQOG

[TRANSCRIPTION] The President Quezon’s Own Guerrillas or PQOG was another of the large guerrilla organizations that operated in southern L...

Batangas History 14 Aug, 2021

A History of the 1st BN, 49th Regt Hunters-ROTC from the Fil-American Irregular Troops

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western B...

Batangas History 14 Aug, 2021

History and Important Activities of the Dado Destreza Unit

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Fil-American Guerrillas, Dado Destreza Unit was organized in Nasugbu in 1942 by one Sisenando “Dado” Destreza. Destre...

Batangas History 14 Aug, 2021

History of the 2nd Battalion, 49th Regiment Hunters-ROTC

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western B...

Batangas History 14 Aug, 2021

History of the Nasugbu Women Civilian Volunteers

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western B...

Batangas History 14 Aug, 2021

A Chronological Report on the Guerrilla Activities of the Alitagtag Town Unit

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western B...

Batangas History 14 Aug, 2021

Factual Record of the Lipa Intelligence Group, Hunters-ROTC

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Intelligence Group, 3 rd Batallion, 49 th Regiment, 47 th Division is an affiliate of the Hunters-ROTC guerrilla or...

Batangas History 14 Aug, 2021

History of the Oraña Guerrilla Unit, San Luis, Batangas

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Orana Guerrrilla Unit was an independent guerrilla organization that was spawned and operated in the area of Barrio Du...

Batangas History 12 Aug, 2021

History of the 36th Infantry Regiment, PQOG of Taysan

[TRANSCRIPTION] The President Quezon’s Own Guerrillas or PQOG was another of the large guerrilla organizations that operated in southern L...

Batangas History 11 Aug, 2021

Photo of Construction of Batangas-Cavite Road [January 1929 BPW Quarterly Bulletin]

In 1929, an inter-provincial road that would connect the adjoining provinces of Batangas and Cavite was under construction by the American c...

Batangas History 9 Aug, 2021

Photo of the Calumpang River Revetment [1928 BPW Annual Report]

As part of its infrastructure development plans throughout the Philippines, the American colonial government, with the Bureau of Public Work...

Batangas History 9 Aug, 2021

Photo of the Causeway and Boat Landing in Batangas Town [January 1928 BPW Annual Report]

In 1927, the American colonial government, with the Bureau of Public Works as the implementing institution, undertook the construction of a ...

Batangas History 9 Aug, 2021

Photo of the Newly-Completed Batangas Provincial Hospital [1928 BPW Annual Report]

Apart from the construction of roads, bridges, administrative buildings, waterworks sytems and schools, among others, the American colonial ...

Batangas History 9 Aug, 2021

Photo of the Rosario to Bolbok Road [1926 BPW Annual Report]

By the 1920s, motorized transportation had well and truly arrived as well in the Philippines. Hence, among the aspects of public works that...

Batangas History 9 Aug, 2021

[PHOTOS] Lipa and Balayan Public Markets, American Colonial Era

Especially in the early years of the American colonial period, the Bureau of Public works was kept busy building infrastructures which by an...

Batangas History 8 Aug, 2021

Photos of the Batangas Provincial Capitol [1926 & 1927 BPW Annual Report]

The Batangas Provincial Capitol is where the Office of the Governor of the Province of Batangas, along with its allied and accompanying serv...

Batangas History 7 Aug, 2021

Photo of Standard Temporary Central School, Batangas Town [1926 BPW Annual Report]

Because making public school education available to the general population was among the priorities of the American colonial government, it ...

Batangas History 7 Aug, 2021

Photo of Approach to Sabang Bridge, Batangas-Ibaan Road [January 1919 BPW Quarterly Bulletin]

The original Sabang Bridge was one of the most outstanding projects of the Bureau of Public Works 1 in Batangas during the American colonia...

Batangas History 7 Aug, 2021

Photos of the Taal Water System [April 1917 BPW Quarterly Bulletin]

The construction of infrastructure projects for the improvement of lives among citizens of the country was among the things undertaken by th...

Batangas History 7 Aug, 2021

History of the Mataasnakahoy Unit, Hunters-ROTC

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western B...

Batangas History 2 Aug, 2021

History of the Taal Women's Auxiliary Corps - Hunters-ROTC

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western B...

Batangas History 1 Aug, 2021

History of the Batangas Town Guerrillas - Hunters ROTC

[TRANSCRIPTION] The Hunters-ROTC was a large guerrilla organization founded in Rizal but which relocated its headquarters to the western B...

Batangas History 1 Aug, 2021