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Near Palo City in Palo, Leyte, Philippines
 

Leyte Landing/Paglunsad sa Leyte

 
 
Leyte Landing/<i>Paglunsad sa Leyte</i> Marker - Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 18, 2013
1. Leyte Landing/Paglunsad sa Leyte Marker - Panel 1
Inscription.
Panel 1 (Text in Filipino):
Sa pook na ito sa Palo, Leyte nagbalik sa Filipinas si Heneral Douglas MacArthur noong 20 Oktubre 1944 at personal na nanguna sa mabilisang pagtataboy sa hukbong Hapones na nasa Pilipinas. Ang Pangulong Sergio Osmeņa at ilang kagawad ng nagdestiyerong pamahalaan ay dumating kasamg ni Hen. MacArthur at kumilos para sa muling pagtatatag, pagpapanumbalik, at pangangasiwa sa pamahalaang Komonwelt ng Filipinas. Ipinahayag ng pambansang tandang pangkasaysayan, 2004.

Panel 2 (Text in English):
On this spot, Palo, Leyte, General Douglas MacArthur returned to the Philippines on 20 October 1944 and personally led the swift drive against the Japanese forces in the Philippines. President Sergio Osmeņa and some members of the government-in-exile arrived with General MacArthur and proceeded to organize, restore and administer the government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. Declared a National Historical Landmark, 2004.
 
Erected 2004 by National Historical Institute, Republic of the Philippines.
 
Location. 11° 10.331′ N, 125° 0.725′ E. Marker is near Palo City, Leyte, in Palo. Marker can be reached from Manlurip Road just east of Pan Philipinne
Leyte Landing/<i>Paglunsad sa Leyte</i> Marker Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 18, 2013
2. Leyte Landing/Paglunsad sa Leyte Marker Panel 2
Hwy (Route AH2), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The Memorial Park is on the coast, south of the Tacloban City Airport and northeast of Palo City via Manlurip Road. Marker is in this post office area: Palo City, Leyte 6501, Philippines.
 
Also see . . .
1. Victory at Sea: Battle of Leyte Gulf. (Submitted on February 10, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Battle of Leyte - 20 October – 31 December 1944. (Submitted on February 10, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Commonwealth of the Philippines. (Submitted on February 10, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Leyte Landing Memorial. (Submitted on February 11, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
5. Famous Leyte Memorial was not spared by SuperTyphon Haiyan (Yolanda), November 2013. (Submitted on February 22, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. "Red Beach"; Battle of Leyte Gulf; 2nd Battle of the Philippine Sea; MacArthur Memorial Park; U.S.7th Fleet; Sixth U.S. Army; Leandro Locsin, sculptor.
 
Categories. MilitaryPoliticsWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
"Leyte Landing/<i>Paglunsad sa Leyte</i>" Marker at "Red Beach" - MacArther Memorial Park, image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 18, 2013
3. "Leyte Landing/Paglunsad sa Leyte" Marker at "Red Beach" - MacArther Memorial Park,
Leyte Landing/<i>Paglunsad sa Leyte</i> Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 18, 2013
4. Leyte Landing/Paglunsad sa Leyte Memorial
Leyte Landing/<i>Paglunsad sa Leyte</i> image. Click for full size.
By U.S. Army, October 20, 1944
5. Leyte Landing/Paglunsad sa Leyte
from the photo collection of the Hotel Alejandro: Paterno Street, Tacloban City, Philippines.
Statue of General MacArthur by sculptor, Leandro Locsin image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 18, 2013
6. Statue of General MacArthur by sculptor, Leandro Locsin
Leyte Landing/<i>Paglunsad sa Leyte</i> image. Click for full size.
By U.S. Army, October 20, 1944
7. Leyte Landing/Paglunsad sa Leyte
General MacArthur's "Return" - with the U.S. 7th Fleet, the U.S. Sixth Army, and officials of the Commonwealth of the Philippines' government-in-exile: Commonwealth President Sergio Osmeņa, and long-serving diplomat, Gen. Carlos P. Romulo.
Leyte Gulf, San Pedro Bay image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 18, 2013
8. Leyte Gulf, San Pedro Bay
- viewed from the landing site memorial with the island of Samar in the distance.
The Red Beach seawall - behind the Leyte Landing/<i>Paglunsad sa Leyte</i> markers image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 18, 2013
9. The Red Beach seawall - behind the Leyte Landing/Paglunsad sa Leyte markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 800 times since then and 78 times this year. Last updated on March 3, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on February 10, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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