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    Olongapo Zambales Province | Luzon Philippines
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Location
Lat 14° 49' 45N Long 120° 16' 58E  Olongapo is located on the eastern shore of Subic Bay in Zambales Province on Luzon in the Philippines. Sometimes mispelled "Olongapu" [sic] during the World War II era. Today known as Olongapo City.

Wartime History
On February 14, 1945 the "South Force" comprised of the U. S. Army, 38th Infantry Division, 151st Regimental Combat Team (151st RCT) embarked at Olongapo aboard destroyers from U. S. Navy Task Group 78.3 (TG 78.3) in Subic Bay and proceeded southward for an an amphibious landing at Mariveles.

References
U. S. Army in World War II - Triumph in the Philippines Chapter XVII: Back to Bataan pages 332, 333 (map)

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February 14, 2020

 

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