World War 2 in the Philippines

 

This page contains a collection of resources on World War II in the Philippines. This page also includes a listing a battles fought in the Philippines during World War II.

 

Significant World War II Battles and Campaigns in The Philippines:

 

January 7 - April 9, 1942
January 9, 1945 
May 5 - 6, 1942
January 9 - August 15, 1945 
October 20 - December 31, 1944 
January 31 - February 8, 1945
October 23 - 26, 1944 
February 3 - March 3, 1945 
October 25, 1944 
March 10 - August 15, 1945 
November 11 - December 21, 1944 
March 18 - July 30, 1945 

 

The Philippines in World War II Resources:

 

Back to Bataan

This horrific narrative of the Bataan Death March is dedicated to all United States of America military personnel who served in World War II on Bataan and Corregidor and endured the rigors of captivity inflicted on us by the soldiers of the Japanese Imperial Army.

 

Battle for Bataan

New Mexico State University's web site dedicated to the Battle of Bataan with resources and oral histories.

 

Battle of Bataan - Photos

Photos and commentary of the battle and fall of Bataan from the Fourth Marines Band.

 

The Battle Off Samar

Dedicated to the men who manned the ships and the embarked composite squadrons of Task Unit 77.4.3 (Taffy III) on October 25, 1944.

 

Battle of Leyte Gulf

Dedicated to the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Site includes the events before the battle, the key personalities who influenced its outcome, and its aftermath. The Battle of Leyte Gulf took place in Philippine waters in October 1944. Its outcome completely sealed the fate of the Japanese Navy.

 

Battle of Leyte Gulf

History Animated's recounting of the Battle of Leyte Gulf with animated maps.

 

Battling Bastards of Bataan

Dedicated to the brave warriors who served in the battle fields of Bataan, Philippines, during World War II. We wish to provide all who enter this page with an accurate account of the American and Filipino heroisms in Bataan, the conditions endured during the "Death March" and their subsequent imprisonment in various prison camps.

 

Corregidor, Then and Now

All historical aspects of Corregidor, and why two vastly different battles were fought over it. Includes numerous historic photographs, and aspects of cryptography, cartography, topography, munitions, Coast Artillery, USMC, USN, MacArthur, comprehensive Unit Histories.

 

Fall of Philippines

History Animated's recounting of the fall of the Philippines with animated maps.

 

The Fall of the Philippines

The U.S. Army's official history of the fall of the Philippines to the Japanese, 1941-1942.

 

HyperWar - Rising Sun: The Japanese Conquests

World War II: Pacific Theater of Operations: Japanese conquests following the attack on Pearl Harbor (Guam, Wake, the Philippines, Netherlands East Indies, etc.).

 

HyperWar: Return to the Philippines

Index to on-line histories of the liberation of the Philippines during World War II: Guerrilla operations, Leyte, Battle of Leyte Gulf, Luzon, etc.

 

Leyte, Philippines - U.S. Army Center of Military History

One of a series of fourteen studies of World War II operations originally published by the War Department's Historical Division and now returned to print as part of the Army's commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of that momentous clash of arms.

 

Luzon, Philippines - U.S. Army Center of Military History

One of a series of fourteen studies of World War II operations originally published by the War Department's Historical Division and now returned to print as part of the Army's commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of that momentous clash of arms.

 

Philippines, 1941-1942 - U.S. Army Center of Military History

One of a series of fourteen studies of World War II operations originally published by the War Department's Historical Division and now returned to print as part of the Army's commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of that momentous clash of arms.

 

Philippines, 1945 - U.S. Army Center of Military History

One of a series of fourteen studies of World War II operations originally published by the War Department's Historical Division and now returned to print as part of the Army's commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of that momentous clash of arms.

 

Philippine Sea: June 19 - 20, 1944

The Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 1944, as told by James Ramage and Don Gordon of Enterprise's Air Group Ten.

 

 

Other Pacific Theater Resource Collections:

 

 

 

Additional Resources:

 

Pacific Theater Battles and Campaigns - 1941-1945

The following map plots the locations of the 131 significant World War II battles and campaigns in the Pacific theater from 1941-1945. Below the map is a listing of the significant Pacific theater battles and campaigns sorted by date.

 

World War 2 Personal Stories and Accounts - Navy and Marines

EverythingWorldWar2's collection of resources focused on World War II personal accounts and stories from navy and marine personnel.

 

World War II Ships and Naval Resources Collection

EverythingWorldWar2's collection of information and resources related to the World War II ships and navies.

 

World War II Aircraft and Aviation Resources Collection

EverythingWorldWar2's collection of information and resources related to the World War II aircraft and aviation.

 

The History Place - World War Two in the Pacific

Dramatics battle photos of US troops in action during World War II in the Pacific.

 

HyperWar - Pacific Theater of Operations

History of World War II, Pacific Theater of Operations. Includes HTML versions of official US Army, US Army Air Forces, US Marine Corps, and US Navy histories; and more.

 

Naval War in Pacific

Ships, units and persons who appeared in Pacific Theatre of Operations from 7 December 1941 to 2 September 1945.

 

NavWeaps - Order of Battle: Pacific Battles

NavWeaps' comprehensive order of battle listings for all major World War II pacific theater battles.

 

Pacific War 1941-1945

This page is a joint effort by Royal Netherlands Navy Warships of World War II and The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. The purpose of this forum is to discuss and research the Pacific War.

 

Pacific War Story

Stories from WWII from the Pacific war. From sides to President Truman to A Japanese Sub Commander. A comprehensive collection of testimonials.

 

PACIFIC WRECKS - World War II Pacific

A database of photographs, descriptions and locations of WWII wreckage remaining in Pacific.

 

WW2, Pacific War

Little known facts about the Pacific War in World War 2, the early years.

 

World War 2 Subject Index

Detailed index of EverythingWorldWar2's collection of information and resources related to World War II. This includes battles, maps, pictures, photos, documents, timelines, museums, forums, D-Day, Pearl Harbor, the European, African and Pacific war theaters, ships, u-boats, naval forces, aircraft, aviation, air forces, tanks, weapons, personal stories, military units, militaria, collectibles, books, video clips and special World War II topics.