The province officially became Palawan in 1903 after the Philippine-American War and Puerto Princesa became a center. In general, Palawan has been prosperous and prosperous under American rule as they have drawn the government to the people, built schools and introduced agriculture.
And in the third occupation of the Philippines, Japan, the role of Fuerza Sta. Isabel to restore Palawan and the country as a whole.
In 1945, Gen. was appointed. Douglas McArthur recaptured Palawan under operation code name Victory I and II and sent the 8th Army Regiment to the province. The local guerrilla movement, the Palawan Special Battalion 6th Military District, first led the local heroes Capt. Carlos, Maj. Pablo, along with Muyok Amores, Higinio Mendoza, Alfred and Paul Cobb, Allied Intelligence Bureau Jesus Villamor, and Headquarter SWPA Charles Person. And with the help and cooperation of several local heroes of Taytay, they successfully made their way to Fort Sta. Isabel served as a signal to end a few years of war in the Philippines and the Pacific region by the Japanese Imperialist.