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the peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II

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The symbolically discordant character of the Mindanao Garden of Peace within the spatial domain of Corregidor Island was not lost on Matibag.
Sangley Point, also called Cavite Navy Yard, which is at the tip of a peninsula fronting Manila Bay, and Corregidor Island, is a popular site among American officials and Filipino-American veterans considering the historical events that transpired in the area.
A fisherman in the area said he saw a vessel suffering from engine trouble as it approached Corregidor Island, according to Cesar Platetas, brother of Levy.
Day of Valor is an annual nationwide holiday held every April 9 to honor the bravery of Filipino troops, who fought the Japanese forces in Bataan and Corregidor Island during World War II.
A crew member of a cargo vessel from Metro Manila died when the boat caught fire and sank in waters between Corregidor Island and Mariveles town in Bataan province on Tuesday noon (Jan 17).
Quezon and OsmeAaAaAeA~a were swo into office at Malinta Tunnel, Corregidor Island, in the presence of Gen.
The visiting Navy vessels will also hold a Passing Exercise with the Philippine Navy off the waters of Corregidor Island on Friday.
Corregidor Island - Marking the 47th anniversary of the infamous "Jabidah massacre", a woman Muslim party list lawmaker called on her colleagues to continuously rally behind the Aquino government's peace process by not delaying the resumption of the Ad Hoc Committee's deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), which will begin on April 6.
Lincuna said Philippine Navy's BRP Rajah Humabon conducted the meeting procedure for the vessels at the vicinity of Corregidor Island and escorted them to their designated berthing area.
Monteza-Sy shares a black-and-white photo ("War Ruins") from a family trip to Corregidor island.
He said it was easier to build an access route across Manila Bay because roads and bridges can be constructed on Corregidor Island and smaller islands.
He was one of 75,000 Filipino and American soldiers taken captive by the Japanese in World War II when US forces surrendered in Bataan and Corregidor Island in April 1942.
Mujiv Hataman, said during the commemoration of 46th year of the Jabidah Massacre in Corregidor Island.