The Japanese against American & Filipino forces 75,000 troops
The Japanese against American &
75,000 troops (12,000
, 66,000 Filipino)
mile march to captivity
The war took
place at the Bataan Peninsula
The Death March traveled from Mariveles
to San Fernando on land
, then traveled from
San Fernando to Capas on rails
, then marched the remaining seven miles from Capas to Camp O’Donnell
April 10, 1942:
Death March begins
It took the prisoners several
days to complete the March
After 3 months of the Japanese fighting with the
American and Filipino troops
, Edward King Jr. surrendered to the Japanese.
The japanese took control of Guam and Wake Island and planned to take control over the philippines next.
**Three officers escaped a year later and told the world about how so many people suffered during this deathly march.
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