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1942 Battle of Bataan ends w/ fall....
Item # 664339
April 9, 1942
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, April 9, 1942
* Battle of Bataan ends
* Allies surrender to Japanese
* Philippines Campaign
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "BATAAN RETREAT!" with more. (see) The Japanese capture would lead to the infamous Bataan Death March.
Complete with all 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.
source: USO: The Battle of Bataan ended on April 9, 1942, when Army Major General Edward P. King surrendered to Japanese General Masaharu Homma. About 12,000 Americans and 63,000 Filipinos became prisoners of war.
What followed became known as the Bataan Death March — one of the worst atrocities in modern history.
Category: World War II