Philippines History 1945

Philippines Historical events in 1945. Important events that happened in Philippines History, famous births, deaths and major events in 1945.

3rd March 1945
End of the Battle of Manila 

end of battle of manila

The Battle of Manila is a major battle on the Philippine campaign of 1944-45 during World War II that was fought by the American and Filipino forces against the Empire of Japan in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines.

The USA said the number of civilians killed was 100,000 and blame many of the deaths on the Japanese, however locals that survived the intense shelling by U.S. forces say the figure was closer to half a million civilians killed, and say must of them died from U.S. shells. 

10th March 1945

Battle of Mindanao

Battle of Mindanao

 

The Battle of Mindanao was fought by United States forces and allied Filipino guerrillas against the Japanese from 10th March to the 15th August 1945 at Mindanao island in the Philippine Archipelago, in a series of actions officially designated as Operation VICTOR V, and part of the campaign for the liberation of the Philippines during World War II. The battle was waged to complete the recapture of the southernmost portions of the archipelago and secure them from remaining Japanese forces.

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