Leyte Gulf Landings
Palo and Dulag, Leyte
A commemorative program which marks the anniversary of the
October 20, 1944 landing on Leyte of the Allied Forces of Liberation.
General Douglas McArthur and his men waded ashore at "Red Beach" in the town
of Palo where statues of the liberators now stand.
The historic event is usually attended by national government officials and
dignitaries from embassies of United States, Japan, and Australia as well as
World War II veterans who come on sentimental journey.
[ McArthur in Palo ]