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MACARTHUR LANDING MEMORIAL
Palo, Leyte
Statues one and a half times bigger than life-size reenact the historical landing of MacArthur and his forces.

LEYTE PROVINCIAL CAPITOL
Tacloban City
Seat of the Philippine Commonwealth Government in 1944.  View bas-relief's depicting the first Catholic Mass at Limasawa and MacArthur's return to Palo.

CAP BUILDING (Formerly PRICE MANSION)
Tacloban City
Official residence and headquarters of General Douglas MacArthur during the liberation of the Philippines in 1944.  It is now owned by College Assurance Plan.

HILL 120
Dulag, Leyte
Where the first American flag was raised by the US Liberation Forces on October 20, 1944 after the Fall of Bataan.

PALO METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL
Palo, Leyte
Converted into an evacuation hospital of the Allied Forces of Liberation and refuge of civilians during the Japanese-American War of 1944.  A sample of modern gothic church architecture with the gold-plated 17th century altar as the main attraction.

BUGA-BUGA HILLS
Villaba, Leyte
Stronghold of General Suzuki and a favorite destination of the Japanese.

THE BOY SCOUT MONUMENT Fatima Village, Tacloban City
The first Boy Scout monument in the world in human form erected in 1941.

HILL 522
Palo, Leyte
Entrance to the first liberated town of Palo in 1944.  The fight on this hill caused the loss of many American and Japanese lives.

BREAKNECK RIDGE
Capoocan, Leyte
Site of one of the bloodiest battles during the liberation of the Philippines.
 

 


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Leyte, Philippines
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