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    Angeles (Angeles City) Pampanga Province | Luzon Philippines
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US Army prewar
Lat 15° 8' 9N Long 120° 35' 28E  Angeles is located in Pampanga Province in Luzon in the Philippines. Also known as Angeles Town. Today known as Angeles City. Borders Clark Field to the northwest.

The Manila-San Fernando Rail Road Line with a narrow gauge rail road connected San Fernando via Angeles northward to Dagupan. Due to the proximity to the U. S. bases in the area, Angeles became an area with entertainment for military personnel including restaurants, bars, prostitutes and brothels.

Wartime History
During January 1942 occupied by the Japanese Army until late January 1945. On January 27, 1945 liberated by the U. S. Army 37th Infantry Division, 145th Infantry Regiment.

Angeles Airfield
Located to the south of Angeles, less developed than other airfields

Angeles North Airfield (Angeles N.E.)
Located to the east of Highway No. 3

Angeles South Airfield
Located to the east of Highway No. 3

Angeles West Airfield (No. 1)
Located to the west of Angeles, parallel to Angeles No. 2

Angeles West Airfield (No. 2)
Located to the west of Angeles, parallel to Angeles No. 1

Manila-San Fernando Rail Road Line
American and Filipino POWs passed through Angeles aboard rail road cars on their way to the POW camp at Camp O'Donnel. During the Japanese occupation, the rail line fell into neglect and disrepair. Today, the tracks are abandoned and still visible in some areas of Angeles.

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Last Updated
December 6, 2019


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