From this area eastward to the beach up and up to six kilometers inland along the bank of the Alangan River, a line was established on April 7-8, 1942. Remnants of the II Philippine Corps withdrew from the Pilar-Bagac Line.

Alangan WWII Memorial Site in Limay, BataanIt was reinforced by the entire Luzon force reserves consisting of the 45th Infantry, the 57th Infantry and the 26th Cavalry of the Philippine Scouts, and the 31st Infantry Regiment of the Philippine Division in a last ditch heroic effort to save Bataan. It was abandoned with the decision of Major General Edward P. King, Jr. to surrender his command on late evening April 8, 1942.


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