World Battlefronts: Women's War

The last Jap holds on the Philippines were being pried loose. On Mindanao last week two U.S. Army divisions were pressing close to Davao. A second landing was made on Negros. Major General Innis P. Swift's I Corps, racing the rainy season that starts in mid-May, stepped up its drive over the razor-backed ridges of northern Luzon and captured Baguio, summertime capital of the islands.

From Luzon TIME Correspondent William P. Gray radioed:

The mountain war for Baguio may be remembered best in time to come as the war of the Igorot women. Scores of...