Map of Ifugao showing the location of Mayoyao
|Region||Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)|
|• Mayor||Ronie H. Lumayna|
|• Total||238.05 km2 (91.91 sq mi)|
|• Density||69/km2 (180/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|Income class||4th class|
- Mayoyao Proper
Battle of Mayoyao Ridge
|Battle of Mayoyao Ridge|
|Part of World War II|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Donald Blackburn|| Tomoyuki Yamashita
|68,000 Filipino troops
200 American bomber pilots
|85,000 Japanese troops|
|Casualties and losses|
From July 26, to August 9, 1945, Filipino soldiers under the command of Donald Blackburn, supported by airstrikes by Army Air Forces, captured the Japanese stronghold of Mayoyao, Ifugao in Northern Luzon.:305-320 This included the Filipino troops of the 1st, 2nd, 11th, 12th, 13th, 15th and 16th Infantry Division of the Philippine Commonwealth Army, 1st Infantry Regiment of the Philippine Constabulary, 11th and 14th Infantry Regiment of the United States Armed Forces in the Philippines - Northern Luzon or USAFIP-NL and the American bomber pilots of the United States Army Air Forces was fought against the Japanese Imperial forces during the Battle of Mayoyao Ridge until the end of World War II.
The memorial or historical marker, located at Mount Nagchajan in Mayoyao, Ifugao, marks the site of the “Battle of Mayoyao Ridge”. The battle was fought between the Japanese Imperial forces and the combined Filipino and American soldiers, towards the end of World War II. The result was key to the eventual surrender of General Yamashita at Kiangan, Ifugao.
|Population census of Mayoyao|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
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- Harkins, P., 1956, Blackburn's Headhunters, London: Cassell & Co. LTD
- Mayoyao Rice Terraces
- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
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