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10 Mar 1942

Philippines
  • The 6,668-ton Japanese collier Kosei Maru was sunk by a mine in Lingayen Gulf, Phillipines with the loss of two crewmen, two gunners and nine passengers. ww2dbase [Lingayen Gulf | HM]
2 Dec 1944

Philippines
6 Jan 1945

Philippines
  • USS New Mexico shelled Japanese positions in the area of Lingayen Gulf, Philippine Islands. She was struck by Japanese special attack aircraft. Among the 30 men killed were her commanding officer Captain Robert Walton Fleming and members of an observing British military mission, including Lieutenant General Herbert Lumsden, Winston Churchill's personal military representative to General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. ww2dbase [Philippines Campaign, Phase 2 | New Mexico | Lingayen Gulf | CPC]
  • USS Kimberly arrived at Lingayen Gulf, Philippine Islands. Her gunners shot down two Japanese aircraft that day. ww2dbase [Philippines Campaign, Phase 2 | Kimberly | Lingayen Gulf | CPC]
9 Jan 1945

Philippines
  • USS Luce arrived at Lingayen Gulf, Philippine Islands. She shot down a Japanese aircraft while in the gulf. She set sail toward San Pedro Bay later in the day. ww2dbase [Luce | Lingayen Gulf | CPC, DS]
22 Jan 1945

Philippines

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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