Lingayen Gulf


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Lin·ga·yen Gulf

 (lĭng′gä-yĕn′)
An inlet of the South China Sea on the western coast of Luzon, Philippines. It was captured by the Japanese in December 1941 and retaken by American forces in January 1945.

Lingayen Gulf

(ˈlɪŋɡɑːˈjɛn)
n
(Placename) a large inlet of the South China Sea in the Philippines, on the NW coast of Luzon: site of the Japanese landing in the 1941 invasion
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Bataoil bared the pension-hike measure during the recent celebration of the 73rd Lingayen Gulf Landing and 11th Pangasinan Veterans Day when he was guest of honor and speaker.
Douglas MacArthur's landing at the Lingayen Gulf 73 years ago, the park named in his honor along the beach in Barangay Bonuan here melted back into obscurity.
Yesterday World War II veterans of Pangasinan gathered and livened up the commemoration of the 73rd Lingayen Gulf Landings of the Allied Forces and the 10th Pangasinan Veterans Day at the Veterans' Memorial Park in the Capitol Complex,here.
After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and invaded the Philippines, Ramsey's regiment was ordered north to oppose the enemy landings in Lingayen Gulf.
It is located along the Agno River at the mouth of the Lingayen Gulf, Bataoil explained.
Surface water was also sampled during 2015 in Sual Bay, an area in the openwater Lingayen Gulf to gauge coastal salinities during the dry and rainy southwest monsoon seasons.
Manila: A Philippine governor is facing trial over alleged illegal black sand mining operations on the shores of Lingayen Gulf, the anti-graft watchdog's office said.
9, 1945, during World War II, American forces began landing on the shores of Lingayen Gulf in the Philippines as the Battle of Luzon got underway, resulting in an Allied victory over Imperial Japanese forces.
I was stationed as a CID agent with an MP unit at "Base M" in San Fernando, La Union, which is at the northeastern shore of Lingayen Gulf, about 170 miles north of Manila.
At Notre Dame University Midshipman School he was commissioned an ensign DVG USNR, and after Underwater Demolition School, Fort Pierce, Florida, and Amphibious School in Patuxtent, Maryland, in 1944 he became skipper of USS L6T 879 (Landing Craft Tank) which made multiple amphibious landings in the battles of New Guinea, the Leyte Gulf, Subic Bay, Lingayen Gulf, Corregidor and Manila in the Philippines in WWII.
The 25 islands that will be raffled off are part of the 124 islets that dot the Lingayen Gulf in Alaminos, a city in Pangasinan Province about 254 kilometers north of Manila.
Nor is Connaughton laudatory about MacArthur's static defense of Lingayen Gulf, which he characterizes as "among the most lackluster, uninspiring defenses conducted throughout the duration of World War II.