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Haagas the Philippine eagle at the Hotel Veranda for lunch.He was raised in captivity and has not gotten used to hunting for himself like the female they released there with him did.
Taken: May 3, 2009
This is the fortress looking gate to Battery Grubbs; the pic is not too good but he didn\'t want to chuck it.
Tom wanted to show this pic, although it is not very good, to show the greenish look from the algae, caused by the frequent recent rains.This is a section of road between Middleside Barracks and Battery Way.
This is one of the gables on the opposite side of the Mile Long Barracks from near where the 462nd PFAB CP was.There are,were 2 of these gables on each side of the barracksat the middle, part of the protruding section.
The open bay area of the Mile Long Barracks,2nd floor,inwards from the 462nd PFAB CP. Tom notes that much of the wall paint is still intact.
A look back to the 462nd PFAB CP from the protruding section of the Mile Long Barracks, where the steps are, Tom used, to come up.
These were the steps Tom Aring used to get to the 2nd floor of the Mile Long Barracks. These steps are near the 462nd PFAB CP. Notice: the freshly fallen concrete pieces on the floor and his 'anti snake' stick.
This pic is from Kevin Hamdorf, a Subic Bay photographer, shot Jan-05.The 462nd PFAB CP was on the 2nd floor by the right stair ways.Tom used the stair ways left to go up the 2nd floor but didn't try to go up to the 3rd.
This pic came from the 'corregidor.org' web site. It was shot Jan-01, here is the former Battalion Commender, Arlis Kline visiting his old Cammand Post.
This is a real Historical Spot. On 16 Feb.1945 the 462nd Parachute Field Artillery Battalion made their Command Post here.They were attached to the 503rd Parachute Regiment. Topside Parade Ground in back.
The almost 'Mile Long Barracks'; it is now in three section due to all the bombardment.The map on the 2nd image already shows the ruins in three sections. In this most western part Gen.McArthur had his Command Offices.
This pic, I shot Aug-06.It shows much of the 92nd Garage area, the new wreck, and the erosion spot and tree of the previous pic near that smoke.
This is on the East-End of the 92nd Garage area and shows beach erosion. In the slopes behind that tree is a tunnel.
This wreck here at 92nd Garage occured after Mar-06 and before Aug-06.It was a Manila Bay tour boat.Before the 92nd CA (PS) took over this place it was used by Army float planes, 2 large hangars were here.
A resort was built here but it was not successful and it is now abandoned.This area is really infamous because the Jap.Agressor kept 10,000 plus POWs here for about 2 weeks with almost no water and very little provisions in May 1942.
This is the 92nd Garage area, called so because it was used by the 92nd CA (PS). Caballo Island,ex Ft.Hughes in back, Tom is showing here that much of the break water is gone from this Typhoon Season.
This is more or less the same area of the Enlisted Men Beach, shot by me Jan-05.
View across the former Enlisted Men Beach cove, showing a recent landslide there.
This at the same spot, at the bottom of the slide,at Malinta Point.It is already cleaned up.
A landslide at the very Malinta Point. Tom took two pics, he couldn't get it all on one pic. He thinks more is ready to come down.
This pic shows the 'Malinta Point'. It is from the Corregidor pages of the 'Hawaiian Web-Master'. The next two pics are from that point. Note: the Enlisted Men Beach is around that corner.
Malinta Hill,West-Face; a small land slide can be seen to the right and level from the Tunnel-West-Entrance.It is from the 2006 Typhoon Season.
This is the entrance to 'Duck-Walk-Tunnel', this pic is from me Jan-04. It is located between Battery Way and the Hospital, closer to ' Battery Way'. Some writings on the wall remain from the GIs who took shelter here in 1942.
The inspection 'man hole' of the famous 'Duck-Walk-Tunnel'. The Corregidor Hotel, I believe, is using this for some of their guests to make their visit more interesting.The tunnel is about 120 feet long.
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