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    San Fernando (Santo Rosario) Pampanga Province | Luzon Philippines
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Lazatin 2002
Lat 14° 58' 60N Long 120° 31' 60E  San Fernando is located in Pampanga Province in central Luzon in the Philippines. To the south of the Clark Field area and about about 35 miles north of Manila. Also known as "Santo Rosario".

Wartime History
After the surrender of US and Filipino forces on Bataan on April 8, 1942, the Allied prisoners were marked from Bataan to San Fernando on foot on the "Bataan Death March". At San Fernando, they were loaded onto rail cars and transported to Cape O'Donnell (Capas).

San Fernando Airfield
Prewar American airfield, used by Japanese as an emergency strip.

Lazatin House
This prewar house was owned by Serafin Lazatin, owner of PASUDECO (Pampanga Sugar Development Company) plus a lot of sugar cane acreage. During the Japanese occupation, the Japanese General Homma. Serafin Lazatin, was the (He was later murdered by the Huks - communist rebels). Today, the home is still occupied by the Lazatin family, that has dinner there ever Sunday together. [Dining room interior view]

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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