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La Trinidad Benguet

In 1942 Japanese soldiers occupied La Trinidad Benguet.

On May 3 1945 The Filipino soldiers of the 2nd 11th 12th 13th 15th and 16th Infantry Division of the Philippine Commonwealth Army 1st Infantry Regiment of the Philippine Constabulary and the 66th Infantry Regiment of the United States Armed Forces in the Philippines - Northern Luzon or USAFIP-NL liberated La Trinidad.

It was transformed into a full-fledged town from its former status as municipal district by virtue of Republic Act No. 531 approved June 16 1950.