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Dipolog


Photograph of Dipolog airstrip

U.S. Army. Via ibiblio.org

Dipolog (123.337E 8.477N) is a town on the northern part of the Zamboanga Peninsula of Mindanao. The Japanese build an airstrip here that was seized by Filipino guerrillas of 105 Division early in 1945 and further secured by two companies from 21 Regiment flown in on 8 March 1945.  The airfield based Marine pilots who provided air cover for the assault on Zamboanga beginning on 10 March 1945.

References

Morison (1959)

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