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    Nasugbu Batangas Province | Luzon Philippines
U. S. Army Feb. 18 1935
U. S. Army August 12, 1937

AP January 31, 1945
Lat 14° 4' 20N Long 120° 37' 60E  Nasugbu is located at an elevation of 42' / 12m above sea level on the western coast of Batangas Province on Luzon in the Philippines. Located south of the entrance to Manila Bay. To the south is the Lian River and San Diego Point. To the north is Wawa and the Wawa River. Prewar, a pier is located at Wawa at the mouth of the Wawa River that was damaged during a 1938 typhoon. An extensive narrow gauge rail road was built in the area for transporting sugar cane. Route 413 runs from Nasugbu connecting to Manila.

Wartime History
During early 1942, the pier at Wawa was demolished by retreating Allied forces. During January 1942, occupied by the Japanese Army. On January 31, 1945 the U. S. Army 11th Airborne Division liberates Nasugbu.

Nasugbu Airfield
Built prewar as an emergency landing ground and occupied by the Japanese

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Last Updated
January 24, 2020


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