Three days later, the United States dropped a bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki. The members were simply known as Huks! liberation forces successfully docked at Lingayen Gulf on January 9, 1945. The Japanese military authorities immediately began organizing a new government structure in the Philippines. Over which cities did the United States drop the atomic bomb? The news alarmed the Japanese. still in chaos. MacArthur endured 77 days in the tunnels of Corregidor before escaping, upon President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s order, on March 11, 1942, in a PT boat under the cover of darkness. Introduction • Japan occupied the Philippines for over three years, until the surrender of Japan. December 8, 1941, Japan invaded the Philippines. The new republic This is a preliminary study on the Japanese occupation in the local setting in the Philippines, focusing on how the local officials in several municipalities reacted to … // -->