Lat 14° 31' 36N Long 121° 4' 29E Borders Makati City to the northeast and Laguna de Bay to the east and southeast. Also known as a Tagig.
Bonifacio (Fort William McKinley)
US Army fort
located adjacent to Nichols Field. On February
9, 1945 General Yokoyama moved his headquarters to Fort McKinley. The former grounds
include the Manila American Cemetery.
Defended by the Japanese Navy, during the Battle of Manila. Afterward, a lot of Japanese equipment and armaments were captured here.
American Cemetery & Memorial
December 8, 1960. This is the largest cemetery administered
by the American Battle Monuments Commission, with 17,206 graves
of Americans killed in the Pacific and the names of the 36,279
MIAs listed on tablets in the center of the cemetery.
Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB, Cemetery of the Heroes)
Located at Fort McKinley, southwest of the American cemetery. Established in May 1947 as a for Filipinos who brought honor to the country and fought for the sake of freedom and democracy. It includes a tomb of the unknown soldier, memorial gate, black stone walls, and WWII Guerrilla Pylon. As of October 2003, there are 43,592 remains interred at the Libingan Ng Mga Bayani and this includes the 32,268 remains of military personnel who died at Camp O'Donnell.
VFP Museum (Veterans
For Peace Museum)
Road, Tuguig (Western Bicutan)
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October 23, 2019