It has been suggested that this article be merged into [[::<Japanese Pre-Invasions of the Philippines>|<Japanese Pre-Invasions of the Philippines>]]. ([[<Japanese Invasion of Batan Island>|Discuss]]) Proposed since March 2014.
After taking Vigan, the Japanese set their sights on Legaspi. The first landing force was met with no opposition; the closest troops were over 150 miles away. By 0900, the Japanese had control of the airfield, and later, the railroad station. It also helped the Japanese Japanese Invasion of Bacnotan