Japanese invasion of Camiguin Island

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Japanese invasion of Camiguin Island
Part of Philippines Campaign (1941–42), Pacific War
Invasion of the Philippines, 1941.jpg
Date 10 December 1941
Location Camiguin Island, Philippines
Result Japanese victory
Belligerents
 Empire of Japan  Commonwealth of the Philippines

Japan launched an attack on Batan Island on 8 December 1941, to get control of the airbase on the island. Japan used this airbase to launch attacks on other islands.

The invasion[edit]

Camiguin Island was invaded by the Japanese on 10 December 1941, using the Batan Island airbase. There was little resistance.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The First Landings". Retrieved 18 March 2014.