Bacsil Ridge

NHCP File
NHCP File
Location: San Fernando, La Union (Region I)
Category: Site
Type: Ridge
Status: Level II - With Marker
Marker Date: 1958
Marker Text:
                                                                  BACSIL RIDGE

CONVERTED INTO A MOUNTAIN BASTION BACSIL RIDGE CONSTITUTED THE EAST FLANK OF THE JAPANESE LINE ESTABLISHED IN MID-JANUARY 1945 AT THE NORTH SIDE OF SAN FERNANDO , LA UNION. SUBJECTED TO SEVERAL CONCERTED ATTACKS BY ELEMENTS OF THE 121ST INFANTRY, UASAFIP, NL. BACSIL WAS FINALLY TAKEN ON 21 MARCH 1945, AND THREE DAYS LATER THE TOWN-PORT OF SAN FERNANDO, LA UNION WAS LIBERATED.


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