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From Shanghai to Corregidor

Miller, J. Michael

From Shanghai to Corregidor

marines in the defense of the Philippines

by Miller, J. Michael

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Published by History and Museums Division, Marine Corps Historical Center in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philippines,
  • Philippines.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines.,
    • World War,1939-1945 -- Philippines.,
    • Philippines -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMarines in the defense of the Philippines
      Statementby J. Michael Miller.
      SeriesMarines in World War II commemorative series
      ContributionsUnited States. Marine Corps. History and Museums Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.4 .M555 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL410906M
      LC Control Number98112710
      OCLC/WorldCa38211430

      Battle of Corregidor, (16 February–2 March ), the successful recapture by U.S. troops during World War II of Corregidor Island at the entrance of Manila Bay (called the “Gibraltar of the East”) in the Philippines, which had been surrendered to the Japanese on 6 May , marking the fall of the. The Battle for the Recapture of Corregidor (Filipino: Labanan para sa Corregidor), which occurred on the 16th until the 26th of February, , pitted American forces against the defending Japanese garrison on the island Japanese had captured the bastion from the United States Army Forces in the Far East during their on: Corregidor, Philippines.

        This is one of the most in-depth books detailing the 4th Marines on Corregidor (and in other parts of the Philippines) during the first part of World War II prior to their capture by the Japanese on on Corregidor. It also has some good photographs and maps.   Tourists wishing to visit Corregidor can book a ferry trip thru Sun Cruises or their affiliate tour companies. A Day Tour package includes roundtrip boat transfers, a guided island tour, and lunch. Guests wishing to extend their stay can also spend a night or more in Corregidor Hotel.

      A corregidor (Spanish: [korexiˈðoɾ]) was a local administrative and judicial official in Spain and in its overseas were the representatives of the royal jurisdiction over a town and its district.. He was the highest authority of a the Spanish Americas and the Spanish Philippines, a corregidor was often called an alcalde mayor. [13] J. Michael Miller, “From Shanghai to Corregidor: Marines in the Defense of the Philippines” (Marines in World War II Commemorative Series, Marine Corps Historical Center, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., ), 3.


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From Shanghai To Corregidor: Marines in the Defense of the Philippines. Michael Miller “The Government of the United States has decided to withdraw the American Marines Detained ashore in China, at Peiping, Tientsin, and Shanghai.

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FROM SHANGHAI TO CORREGIDOR: Marines in the Defense of the Philippines by J. Michael Miller. Reinforcements. As men became available on Corregidor from January until after the fall of Bataan, they were integrated into the 4th Marines to support beach defense.

FROM SHANGHAI TO CORREGIDOR: Marines in the Defense of the Philippines by J. Michael Miller. Bataan. Battery A moved to Corregidor on 17 February leaving a Marine Air Warning Detachment, the USAFFE Guard, and Battery C as the only Marines remaining on Bataan. Disease became a problem for Battery C, as Lieutenant Simpson recalled, "the heat was.

Book 2: From Shanghai to Corregidor: Marines in the Defense of the Philippines - President Roosevelt's announcement formally ended almost 15 years of duty by the 4th Marine Regiment in Shanghai.

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- Originally printed in Shanghai inthis English language propaganda book contains a number of second-hand accounts of enemy experiences in the seizure of Corregidor, together with a strong dose of Japanese Propaganda.

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From Shanghai to Corregidor: Marines in the Defense of the Philippines by J. Michael Miller "THIS PAMPHLET HISTORY, one in a series devoted to U.S. Marines in the World War II era, is published for the education and training of Marines by the History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S.

Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., as a part of the U.S. Department of Defense observance of the. From Shanghai to Corregidor. Corregidor, the largest island, was fortified prior to World War I with powerful coastal artillery and named Fort Mills.

The tadpoleshaped island lay two miles from Bataan, and was only /2 miles long and /2 miles across at its head. This wide area, known as Topside, contained most of Fort Mills’ The Battle of Corregidor was fought May, during World War II () and was the last major engagement of the Japanese conquest of the Philippines.

A fortress island, Corregidor commanded access to Manila Bay and housed a multitude of batteries. Corregidor Island (Tagalog: Pulo ng Corregidor [kɔˈɾɛhidɔr]) is an island located at the entrance of Manila Bay in southwestern part of Luzon Island in the to this location, Corregidor has historically been fortified with coastal artillery to defend the entrance of Manila Bay and Manila from attacks by enemy d 48 kilometres (30 mi) inland, Manila has been Archipelago: Philippine Islands.

However, the final assault on Corregidor was launched on May 1 and I was given the opportunity of accompanying the Japanese Army Propaganda Corps of the front lines. This book, if it can be classed as such, was never intended. On returning to Shanghai, I was requested by many Shanghailanders to give an account of my experiences on Corregidor.

'This is a story of one man's effort for survival - an incredible, fascinating account' - Kirkus Reviews Escape from Corregidor, first published inis the harrowing account of Edgar Whitcomb, a B navigator who arrives in World War II Philippines just before its capture by the invading Japanese/5.

The Marine Rearguard on Bataan ing the 2d Battalion, 4th Marines, on Corregidor, to estab- American official in the consul's office in Shanghai, whom he had married there. Mrs. Mann. Also part of the complex are Cine Corregidor, the island’s movie house, and a small park behind the flame monument, which allows a fantastic view of the island’s tail end.

By the entrance to the Pacific War Memorial Museum. The back of Cine Corregidor building. The Dome at the Pacific War Memorial which covers a circular altar. Corregidor was the site of a massacre The ruins of the hospital where the 'special troops' stayed Corregidor’s history extends beyond World War II — as recent as the s, in fact.China Marines Fourth Regiment USMC This website presents the recorded history of China Marine Pete George.

Follow his story from December when he joined the US Marine Corps, picked to serve in Shanghai Julyevacuated to the Philippines November and surrendered on the island of Corregidor May Background Gibraltar of the East. Corregidor, officially named Fort Mills, was the largest of four fortified islands protecting the mouth of Manila Bay and had been fortified prior to World War I with powerful coastal mi ( km) long and mi ( km) across at its head, the tadpole-shaped island was 2 mi ( nmi; km) from on: Corregidor island in Manila Bay, Luzon Island.