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    Bacolod (Bacolod City) Negros Occidental Province | Negros Philippines
Location
Lat 10° 40' 0N Long 122° 57' 0E  Bacolod is located at an elevation of 42' above sea level in Negros Occidental Province on the northwest coast of Negros Island in the Western Visayas (Region VI) in the Philippines. Borders Guimaras Strait to the west. Today known as "Bacolod City". Some American wartime references incorrectly spell the location "Bacalod" incorrectly.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese. Prior to American liberation, the Japanese destroy part of the city and withdrew to the northeast, leaving the city relativity undefeated aside from small delaying groups. On March 30, 1945 liberated by the U. S. Army.

American missions against Bacolod
October 30, 1944–March 18, 1945

Bacolod Airfield
Built prewar and used by the Japanese until liberated and still in use today.

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Last Updated
March 19, 2020

 

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