Bataan Death March, Philippines

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Video clip following the route of the Bataan Death March on the 72nd anniversary of the march that took place on April 9-17, 1942. After the surrender of the U.S.-Filipino Bataan Defense Force to the Japanese on April 9, 1942, thousands of American and Filipino prisoners of war were forced marched from Mariveles and Bagac on the Bataan Peninsula to San Fernando, where they were sent by rail to the concentration camp at Camp O'Donell. Thousands died or were killed on the 102-kilometer march. This…more

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