HISTORY WATCH: Rare aerial photo of Cagayan de Oro taken in 1944

Here’s a rare aerial photo of then the town of Cagayan (now Cagayan de Oro) taken on October 22, 1944 sourced from the Monash University Collections Online. Photo was taken just 2 days after Gen. Douglas MacArthur landed in Leyte to start the liberation of the Philippines from Japanese occupation. Markings are made on the … Continue reading HISTORY WATCH: Rare aerial photo of Cagayan de Oro taken in 1944