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    Within a month, Manila was captured and the U.S. - Filipino Army quickly started to run out of necessary supplies needed for survival. People who are educated enough to know what the Japanese did back in the 1940’s have the mindset of them being cruel and vicious people. However, the Japanese are not as violent and brutal as they were in the Philippine Bataan Death March as they have evolved in economics, culture, and the practice of democracy from U.S. influence (A&E Television Networks, 2014). U.S. General Edward King Jr. was forced to surrender his 75,000 troops at the Bataan Peninsula, on the Luzon Island of Manila, because they were “crippled,” by lack of food and diseases from the deprivation of naval and air support. The troops involuntarily walked approximately 55-65 miles from Mariveles to San Fernando. From San Fernando, they had to get on a train, and travel to Capas. Once they reached Capas, the troops once again had to march 8 more miles to the prison camp, Camp O’Donnell (A&E Television Networks, 2014) (See appendix p. 7). Through an unknown survivor’s interview, the true brutality that…

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    Homa Masaharu

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    there are men involved that go by the name of Hedeki Tojo, Edward King Jr., and Homma Masaharu. At the end of it all Homma Masaharu was help responsible for the death march, “war crime” and was finally executed by a firing squad on the day of April 3rd, 1946. These men listed before were all involved in taking over the Americans, and Filipinos on a 65-mile Death March, from the Southern end of the Bataan Peninsula, all the way to San Fernando (Networks, 2016). This took place several hours right…

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    Sitting in the Pacific, the Bataan Peninsula was a key target for the Japanese to launch a full-on attack. Knowing this, General Douglas MacArthur aimed to protect and defend the Filipino people against a potentially devastating Japanese invasion (Janda 190). This major defensive plot against the Japanese became what is known today as the Battle of Bataan—the “greatest surrender in American military history” (Conroy 58). Numerous factors contributed to the inevitable defeat, including the…

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    will still remember the gruesome infamous “Bataan Death March” that Filipinos and American troops experienced against the Japanese forces, which was the Fall of Bataan. From December 1941 to May 1942, U.S and the Philippines forces fought desperately to resists against the Japanese invasion of the main island, Luzon. Philippines Defense Organization are consists of United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) and appointed commander was General Douglas McArthur and became United States…

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    Rick Peterson is a survivor of the Bataan Death March which was a brutal journey, but the ones that actually survived the march know how bad it was. I’m not going to go into much detail at the moment because you need to know little about the background. For starters the Japanese rounded up the Americans and Filipinos and forced them to march from mariveles on the southern end of San Fernando. The men were divided into groups that’s how the name became as the Bataan Death March came to be.…

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    I have been hearing is about wars and it is very scary. Just thinking about wars and battles sends chills down my spine. I mean the thought of bloodshed, guns, cannons, loud horns and screaming civilians is something I hope never to experience. This brings to the Bataan Death March, which took place in 1942. It was a battle as if no other many people lost their lives. Throughout this paper, we will discuss the history concerning the Bataan Death March, the beginning, the plan of the battle, the…

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    barbarism in the United States, the infamous Bataan Death March of World War II devastated the lives of thousands of Filipinos and Americans alike, completely and utterly blind in its disregard for human life and relentless in its desire for bloodshed. Mere days before the exhausting journey began, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii simultaneously as they began their vicious attack on the Philippines. With the Japanese extremely close to capturing the capital of the Philippines, Manila,…

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    essential sadness can never be surmounted.” In “The Poisonwood Bible” Nathan Price the father of the price family has exiled himself from his family which creates a rift in this family which eventually separates the whole family. Nathan is dedicated to his work but this ultimately leads to the destruction of their family. Nathan creates a rift through his stubbornness, his preaching, and how he feels about feed back. Nathan price in the poisonwood bible is a very interesting character not only…

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    Prison Abuse and The Bataan Death March are two comparative events in US history. The Abu Ghraib Torture and Prison Abuse was a series of human rights violations against prisoners in Abu Ghraib Prison in Iraq, which began in March of 2003. The Bataan Death March was the relocation by foot of American Prisoners from the Bataan Peninsula to Camp O, Donnel a prisoner camp of the Japanese during World War 2. While both Abu Ghraib and The Bataan Death March are a result of poor training and…

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    cared about. We see this time and time again through various sources such as Night, “It Happened”, and the “Bataan Death March”. This is why we should never forget it, so we will never repeat this history ever again. In Night, Weisel stated that people must never forget the horrors of the Holocaust so it never repeats history. In the prologue, Elie states, “For the survivor who chose to testify, it is clear: his duty is to bear witness for…

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