It invites guests to learn the unique story of Corregidor
Island and explore spots around the island that are waiting to be experienced, making it a unique and exciting tourism destination.
In the 2018 CFI annual audit report released this week, COA lamented the fading popularity of Corregidor
as a tourist destination which is endowed with natural beauty and World War II relics that tell countless moving stories about the heroism of Filipino and American soldiers.
forces on Corregidor
on May 6, 1942, he and Tom Lynch went into Japanese captivity.
Here is their conversation about the Battle of Corregidor
, edited for length.
The plan was to transform the site of the massacre, an otherwise abandoned grassy and bushy piece of land on the eastern tail end of Corregidor
Island into a beautifully designed memorial to the victims of this tragic event.
Hoffman prepared his memoir from notes he jotted down immediately after Corregidor
surrendered and he had escaped to Australia.
In March 1942, with the fall of Bataan imminent, he traveled to Cebu to run supplies through the blockade of Bataan and Corregidor
. Soon after his arrival, the Japanese landed on Cebu, forcing the Americans to retreat again.