la artilleria

one of the main attractions of the island of corregidor were the gun emplacements.  it is said that 23 batteries (artilleries) were set up by the americans for their defense mission.  it consisted of 56 coastal guns and mortars and 13 anti-aicraft artillery batteries with 76 guns – all of which were strategically located around the island.

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