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Unit Details

Strength
Light Cruiser
 
Type
Surface Vessels
 
Year
1942 - 1947
 

Description
Hull number CL-58


Notable Persons
None
 
Reports To
Surface Vessels
 
Active Reporting Unit
None
 
Inactive Reporting Unit
None
 
9 Members Who Served in This Unit


 
  • Amatulli, Anthony, S1c, (1942-1945)
 
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Battle/Operations History Detail
 
Description
(Luzon Campaign 15 December 1944 to 4 July 1945) After Leyte came Mindoro, which was invaded on 15 December 1944, an air strip being obtained to provide a base for operations during the invasion on Luzon. American troops landed on the shores of Lingayen Gulf on g January 1945 and pushed to Manila, which the Japanese defended vigorously until 24 February. Rather than meet the Americans in a decisive battle, the Japanese decided to fight delaying actions in numerous places. Organized resistance ended in southern Luzon in April and in central and northern Luzon in June.
 
BattleType
Campaign
Country
Philippines
 
Parent
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
CreatedBy
Not Specified
 
Start Month
12
End Month
7
 
Start Year
1944
End Year
1945
 

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