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    Bukidnon Province Mindanao Philippines
Bukidnon Province is located in central Mindanao.

Del Monte
Located in central Mindanao. Prewar owned by the Del Monte Corporation.

Located in central Mindanao. Japanese built Valencia Airfield.

Lat 7° 45' 23N Long 125° 0' 46E

Maramag Airfield
Japanese wartime airfield

Lat 8° 9' 0N Long 125° 4' 60E

Malaybalay Airfield
American built airfield

MapLat 8° 15' 13N Long 125° 1' 41E  Town located inland from the north of Mindanao, on the Sayre Highway.

On May 23rd troops of the 31st and 40th Division linked up, the entire Highway was now in American hands.

Kibawe (Kibawa)
MapLat 7° 34' 8N Long 124° 59' 14E  Located to the north Kabakan, along the Sayre Highway. A trail existed southward to Davao from this location.

Liberated on May 3, 1945, elements of the 31st Division went down the trail toward Davo, but the bulk of the division continued north on the highway. Japanese resistance in this area operated directly under Morozumi in central Mindanao, with a banzai charge in mid-May against the American forces, and afterwards fled to the east.

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Last Updated
April 11, 2021


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