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1942 Battle of Bataan ending w/ fall....



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April 09, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1942

* Battle of Bataan ending
* Allies surrendering to Japanese
* Philippines Campaign
* World War II - WWII


The front page has a five column heading: "JAPANESE FORCES POUND NEW LINE ON BATAAN" with subheads. (see) This Japanese capture would lead to the infamous Bataan Death March. Nice to have in this World famous publication.
Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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