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After lunch at La Playa, we made a quick stop at Lorcha Dock. This is where Gen. Douglas McArthur exited from Malinta Tunnel to Mindanao via PT boat. It was a 3-hour trip. Then, he boarded a plane to Australia.

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The Middle – side Barracks, are two to three-story buildings housed the 60th Coast Artillery Regiment and the 91st Philippine Scout Coast Artillery Regiment.

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Battery Hearn

23 batteries was installed in the island (consists of 56 coastal guns and mortars) plus 13 anti-aircraft artillery batteries with 76 guns (28 3-inch and 48 .50-caliber) and 10 60-inch Sperry searchlights. Battery Hearn has a horizontal range of 29,000 yards (27,000 m).

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