- Battle of Luzon
Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Luzon
World War II, Pacific Theater
January 9 1945- August 15 1945
combatant1=flag|United States|1912 flagicon|Philippines|1919 Philippines flag|Mexico|1934
combatant2=flag|Empire of Japan
Basilio J. Valdes
Alfredo M. Santos
flagicon|Mexico|1934 Antonio Cárdenas Rodriguez
commander2=flagicon|Empire of Japan
casualties2=217,000The Battle of Luzon, on the island of
Luzon, home to the Filipino capital Manila. The battle resulted in a U.S. and Filipino victory, although pockets of Japanese resistance held out until the unconditional surrender of Japan.
Escuadrón 201, a Mexican fighter/bomber squadron that participated in the last phase of the battle.
* [http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=27 WW2DB: Reclaiming the Philippines]
* [http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/2WWphilippines.htm Spartacus Educational]
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