The Ghosts of Corregidor Island | Documentary

By | May 31, 2019
The Ghosts of Corregidor Island | Documentary

Quora hador island guards the entrance To Manila Bay in the Philippines due to Its proximity to the Filipino capital City of Manila the island has long been Fortified against attacks by enemy Forces from 1570 Corregidor served as Both a fortress and a penal institution Under Spanish rule corridors role as a Prison can be seen in the islands very Name with Corregidor coming from the Spanish verb cutter here meaning to Correct after the defeat of Spanish Colonial forces on the 1st of May 1898 The United States took over the island And greatly expanded its existing Fortifications in the decades that Followed Corregidor Island played a Significant role in the harbor defense Of Manila culminating in the island Being heavily bombarded before being Successfully invaded by the Japanese in 1942 for centuries the island has Witnessed much bloodshed and suffering It is for this reason that many now Consider the entire island to be haunted With its various ruined structures home To the souls of those whose final Moments were too traumatic to be able to Find peace for those who work on the Island in present times it is no secret That kuraha door is haunted now a Popular tourist destination the islands Tour company even offers nighttime tours Of some of the island’s most notorious

Locations one such site is the islands Hospital far from what one might expect From a place of care and healing the Hospital’s history is a violent one Builds in 1912 during American Occupation of the island the hospital Building was constructed in the shape of A cross so that in case of conflict the Building and the sick and wounded Soldiers inside would be spared by enemy Forces such a mercy was outlined in the Treaties of the Geneva Convention However when Japan attacked the island In the 1940s they were not a signatory Of the Geneva Convention and as such Disregarded the request for mercy to be Shown the hospital and its inhabitants Were bombed until all that remained were The ruins that still stand on the site Today left as it was the bombed out Building appears frozen in time visitors To the hospital have attested to its Dark history having left a scar across Time a wide range of strange phenomena Has been reported including the sound of Ghostly footsteps the rumblings of Hospital activities and even disembodied Shrieks of pain seemingly in contrast to These claims others have stated that They found the hospital to be eerily Silent that said many agree that the Building is one of the creepiest Locations on the island Another eerie sight is bloodstone Beach

So named because of the peculiar red Speckled pebbles that line the shore Local legend states that these stones Are stained with the blood of the Filipino American and Japanese soldiers Who fought and died on the beaches of Corregidor in the 1940s and that they Have remained that way ever since whilst The blood pattern stones have no doubt Inspired many inexplicable experiences On the beach a natural explanation can Be given according to geologists the Stones coloring is a result of a Chemical reaction caused by seawater on The type of rock found on the island Undoubtedly an island with a history as Bloody as corridors is going to spawn Sensational legends and misinformation However far from simply being a tourist Trap for those seeking a creepy thrill Kuraha dog island has attracted the Attention of serious paranormal Investigators not only that those with a More personal connection to Korra hador Have commented on the strange atmosphere That seems to hang over the entire I And according to the author George W Smith who has written a book on the Events that took place on and around the Island in the 1940s both u.s. and Japanese veterans who have visited in The year since have sworn that they Could hear the ghosts of the island Crying out in anguish for visiting US

Veterans one location which would have Particular significance would be the Barracks used by US soldiers during American occupation of the island after The United States took over the Philippines they built a gargantuan Military installation that is known as The mile-long Barracks whilst the building is not one Mile long The name was supposedly given to it by The soldiers who frequently had to walk All three stories of the structure the Footfall of which equals one mile in its Heyday the barracks once acted as Headquarters for General Douglas MacArthur who served a supreme Allied Commander of the southwest Pacific it Was he who led Allied forces to victory In the Pacific Theater in the 1940s However before he would know victory he First learned defeat it was – corregidor Island that MacArthur’s forces Comprising both US and Filipino troops Retreated – after being forced to Surrender control of the north of the Philippines to the Japanese in 1941 for The next few months the island served as Allied headquarters in the region yet The sturdy hurricane-proof structure of The barracks along with other buildings On the island was not able to withstand Japanese bombardment what once was a Formidable fortress was reduced to ruin

Many soldiers perished in the flames During the attack some say that the Horror of the tragedy has meant that They have not yet been able to move on One personal testimony comes from Someone who visited the barracks in 2010 It is in their photograph of the front Facade of the building that they claim To have captured a specter standing on The third floor the suppose it anomalies Appears as a white figure in the centre Of the image according to their Testimony there were no people in the Building at the time the photo was taken With the third floor being especially Difficult to access due to the ruined Nature of the structure as such they Have described the photo as a mystery Certainly there are many mysteries and Mysterious locations on the island yet There is one which stands apart from the Rest in terms of its dark past Melinda Hill Rises abruptly to an Elevation of 390 feet the position of This ascent made access to the eastern Tadpole-like tip of the island difficult With roads to the north and south Curving around where the base of the Hill met the shore in order to provide More direct access to the rest of the Island the building of a tunnel complex Through the middle of Melinda Hill was Proposed work on the tunnel began in 1922 and was substantially completed ten

Years later when finished Melinda Tunnel Consisted of colossal east-west passages Measuring 836 feet long by 24 feet wide Reinforced with concrete walls floor and Overhead arches Melinda Tunnel provided Bomb-proof shelter for a 1,000 bed Hospital military headquarters shops and The vast labyrinthian storehouse despite Not being specifically designed for Human habitation during the Japanese Siege of Corregidor the tunnel also Became the last stronghold of the joint Philippine and American military its Occupants numbered over 4,000 including Female nurses and wives of military Personnel so close quartered there were Many complaints of poor ventilation damp Insects and Bust those in the tunnel remain trapped As the island outside was bombed to Pieces on the 6th of May 1942 with the Forced surrender of Allied forces in Mille inter tunnel the island fell to The Japanese during Japanese occupation Of Corregidor Island the tunnel Continued to be used It wasn’t until February 1945 that the Island fortress was able to be Recaptured by American and Filipino Forces once again Malinda tunnel was the Last area of the island to fall in an Attempt to flush the remaining Japanese Soldiers out from the tunnel American Military engineers poured and ignited

Large quantities of gasoline down the Ventilation shafts of the tunnel in the Aftermath of the battle to recapture the Island Japanese defenders who survived Chose to end their own lives rather than Surrender kuraha door reverberating with Many underground explosions for days Afterwards Today Malinda tunnel remains partially Ruined because of the explosions that Happened inside the tunnel steel bars Can be seen twisted out of warped Concrete walls with rooves low and Contorted from the explosions charred Remains from those who chose to stay Rather than surrender can even be seen On the ground with all that happened in Malinda tunnel it is perhaps not Surprising that this location is Described as extremely haunted multiple Visitors have described the tunnel as Eerie with the darkness being described As so total it can paralyze all the Senses according to guides who take Visitors on tours of the partially Ruined section of the tunnel those able To use their third eye have claimed to Have seen the spirits of Japanese Soldiers similarly an article in the Filipino magazine people’s tonight Reported that a psychic who visited the Island in Wanted several spirits of soldiers Whilst in the tunnel objects seemingly

Moving of their own volition has also Been reported in the tunnel someone who Knows this from firsthand experience is Amy a paranormal investigator who has Traveled the world documenting her Adventures to many locations claimed to Be haunted when she visited corridors Malinda tunnel a lamp supposedly began To sway by itself despite there being no Air movement in the tunnel eerily in U.s. wartime footage one can see how the Very same lamps in Malinda tunnel moved As bombs were dropped by the Japanese Outside the lamps swing in a similar Motion to that which Amy filmed during Her investigation could it be that she Experienced some sort of distortion in Time in line with the concept of stone Tape theory as she explored the tunnel a Distortion which allowed her to Experience the terrifying moment that Bombs were falling in the 1940s or could It be that the lamp was moved by a Spirit who remembered that terrible time From personal experience at another Point during her investigation Amy also Recorded an audio anomaly using a ghost Hunting mobile application which scans For electronic voice phenomena That’s gay Gregory is that your name the name Gregory was hurt Leading Amy to speculate that this may Have been the name of one of the many

People who lost their life in the tunnel Perhaps during the time it was used by US forces as a 1000 bed hospital with Numerous tragedies connected to Milan to Tunnel it is not hard to imagine that if Spirits of the dead are real many would Haunt the tunnel and many of the other Blood-stained locations on Corregidor Island thank you for watching and thank You also to Amy from Amy script for Collaborating with us for this video Amy has travelled the world visiting Paranormal locations documenting in Great detail her investigations and Observations with that said I highly Recommend that you go over to her Channel and watch her investigation of Millander tunnel and other supposedly Haunted locations on Corregidor Island The link to her channel is on screen now Until next time