Allied invasion of Zamboanga, Philippines during World War II. Allies bombard the coast of Zamboanga and explosion occurs. YMS (Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper) close to the coast. YMS underway at sea with another one in the background. Four YMS underway at sea in a column. A massive explosion occurs at the coast of Zamboanga. A burning plane falls to sea. Shoreline of Zamboanga after a large explosion, a mushroom cloud rises.
Allied invasion of Zamboanga, Philippines during World War II. Mine sweep operations off the coast of Zamboanga. Several YMS (Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper) underway at sea. LCS and small landing crafts underway. 20 mm gun crew loads shells into the gun. A 5 inch gun on a ship. Coastline of Zamboanga under rocket attack and rocket trails. Structure of a ship in the foreground. YMS underway at sea. 40 mm gun crew fires the gun. LVT (Landing Vehicle Tracked) and LCVP (Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel) underway towards the beach. Shoreline of Zamboanga bombarded. LCI (Landing Craft Infantry) underway towards beach.
Allied invasion of Zamboanga, Philippines during World War II. Mine sweeping operations off the coast of Zamboanga. Several YMS (Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper) underway at sea. Crew of 40 mm guns feed guns during the operation on board a ship. Coast of Zamboanga bombarded. Three YMS underway and the coastline smoke due to heavy bombardment. Allied destroyer in shore bombards the coast and columns of smoke rise.
Graders and natives at work at Moret Field, Zamboanga in Philippines. Graders work on a airstrip. Some natives wearing hats shovel dirt. A sign reads 'Souvenir Hunters Welcome'. Men near a wrecked Japanese plane. Sign on an establishment reads 'Moret Field, Zamboanga'. A vehicle drives past it. Men load vehicles in a supply dump. A plane flies overhead.
Important buildings in Zamboanga City, Philippines. A water aqueduct built by the Spaniards in Zamboanga City, Mindanao. Palm trees along the aqueduct. Buildings along a road. A government building.
People of different tribes in the Philippines. Moro Datus of Jolo islands and Datu Mandi people of Zamboanga walk and pose after the American occupation of the island.