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Lingayen

 

American troops landed 9 January 1945 at Lingayen Gulf on the west coast of Luzon, Philippine Islands, and drove on to liberate Manila and the rest of the island.

 

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Lingayen (CVE-126) was laid down 1 May 1945 by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp., Tacoma, Wash., but construction was canceled 12 August 1945.