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Dalton Pass (Balete Pass)

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The site includes two memorials, both remembering the combat that occurred between the US 25th Infantry Division and allies, against the enemy in April-May 1945; Dalton Pass is named in honor of the 25th Infantry Division Assistant Division Commander, Brigadier James Dalton who was killed in action at this location.


Balete Pass (Dalton pass) 266 Pan-Philippine Hwy , , Santa Fe (Nueva Vizcaya) , , , Philippines

The site is located at the summit of the mountain pass , Dalton Pass, 3,000 feet (910 m) in elevation. Dalton Pass, also called Balete Pass, is a zigzag road and mountain pass that joins the provinces of Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya, in central Luzon island of the Philippines. It is part of Cagayan Valley Road segment of Pan-Philippine Highway (Maharlika Highway). The site is located in the Balete Pass Tourism Complex - The "National Shrine of the Battle of Balete" which includes monuments and memorials honor the war losses of Japanese, Chinese Guerrillas and American forces.

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16.133433 120.931573 Balete Pass (Dalton pass) 266 Pan-Philippine Hwy

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