Bataan Death March

On Thursday, April 9, 1942, during World War II, American and Philippine defenders on Bataan capitulated to Japanese forces.  The surrender was followed by the notorious Bataan Death March, when the Imperial Japanese Army forcibly transferred 76,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war, engaging in wide-ranging physical abuse and murder, resulting in very high fatalities inflicted on prisoners and civilians alike.

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