Lat 14° 26' 1N Long 120° 29' 7E Town located at the southern tip of the Bataan Peninsula. To the north is Mount Mariveles and to the south is Mariveles Harbor overlooking Corregidor Island.
American missions against Mariveles
February 8-17, 1945
Used during the defense of the Philippines
Mariveles Seaplane Base
Used by the US Navy at the start of the war
General Wainright Surrender Site
Located 12km from Mariveles at a fork in the road is the location where US Army General Jonathan Wainwright formally surrendered the Allied forces on Corregidor. The surrender ceremony took place in a house, that no longer exists, and the plaque is only in Tagalog.
Mariveles Zero Kilometer Marker
Located in the Poblacion of Mariveles, near the sea. Mile 00 Km Marker of the Bataan Death March. There is also a memorial with US and Philippines flags. The original road heads to the north following the original death march route. This new marker was erected in 2002. This plaque was donated by the Filipino-American Memorial Endowment Inc (FAME) and the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines.
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August 27, 2014