July 2022 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore July 2022 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore

July 2022

Excerpts from the Bill of Particulars vs Tomoyuki Yamashita Pertaining to Batangas

Tomoyuki Yamashita, commander of all Japanese forces in the Philippines in 1945, surrendered to United States forces in 1945 and was placed ...

Batangas History 18 Jul, 2022

Summary of Japanese Atrocities Committed in Bauan, Batangas in 1945

In late February 1945, the Japanese committed severe atrocities against the civilians in the town of Bauan, Batangas. A summary of the atro...

Batangas History 16 Jul, 2022

US Army Summary of Evidence of Japanese Atrocities in Taal, Batangas in 1945

February 1945 was a dark month for the province of Batangas. Probably because of the presence of the United States Army in Nasugbu, the inc...

Batangas History 16 Jul, 2022

A Survivor's Testimony on the Japanese Massacre of Her Family in Tanauan, Batangas in 1945

The 10 th of February 1945 is a day one Justina Manlisik of Tanauan, Batangas, would not have forgotten. That day, her entire family was m...

Batangas History 16 Jul, 2022

US Army Documentation on the 1945 Japanese Massacre of Civilians in Sto. Tomas, Batangas

At the end of World War II in the western Pacific, it was estimated that anything from 18,000 to 25,000 people of Batangas were massacred by...

Batangas History 15 Jul, 2022

Survivor’s Testimony on Japanese Atrocities at Barrio Sulok, Sto. Tomas, Batangas

The barrio named Sulok in Santo Tomas, Batangas, presently named Santa Cruz, in World War II was the site of a Japanese garrison. The barri...

Batangas History 14 Jul, 2022

Japanese Atrocities Committed in San Jose, Batangas in 1945

In early 1945, partly because the United States Army had already established itself in Central Luzon and Nasugbu in a campaign to rid the is...

Batangas History 13 Jul, 2022

When the Japanese Massacred at Least 300 in Cuenca, Batangas in 1945

In February and March of 1945, just before the United States Army pushed out from the western Batangas town of Nasugbu to liberate the provi...

Batangas History 12 Jul, 2022