7 Oct 1931

Philippines
  • Governor Dwight Davis of the Philippines signed a proclamation which reserved a large tract of land on Mindanao, Philippines for the construction of a penal colony. ww2dbase [Davao Penal Colony | Davao | CPC]
21 Jan 1932

Philippines
  • Davao Penal Colony was formally established in Davao (now Panabo), Philippines. ww2dbase [Davao Penal Colony | Davao | CPC]
19 Dec 1941

Philippines
20 Dec 1941

Philippines
9 Jan 1942

Philippines
  • Nachi departed Davao, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Nachi | Davao | CPC]
8 Nov 1942

Philippines
  • The Japanese Army formally took command of the Davao Penal Colony in southern Philippines. ww2dbase [Davao Penal Colony | Davao | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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