1-16th June 2006
first U.S. Army cavalry post, later in 1947 Air Force
Clark Air Base was the most urbanized
as well the largest US base overseas.
Bombed into submission much the same time & way as Pearl Harbour was
it was the backbone for logistal support for the Korean & Vietnam wars,
CIA support for Nationalist China, Desert Shield, etc etc.
was made a Special Economic Zone
however there now, except the brand bew "SM Mall".
Mall Culture is big in the Philippines.
completed in 1964.
70 000 American & Fili troops who surrendered
at the Bataan Pernisula to the Japanese in March 1942
only 54 000 arrived at Camp ODonnell, just north of Clark