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It is estimated that 30-50 prisoners died each day. Estimates are that 5,000 to 10,000 Filipino, and 600 to 650 American prisoners of war died during the Bataan Death March.

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Photos: Japanese Internment at Manzanar

A collection of photos taken in 1943 by Ansel Adams. He documented the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California where about 10,000 Japanese Americans were interned.

Bataan death march. Over 75,000 American and Filipino troops were forced marched over 60 miles to a prison camp. Of those forces that began the march, only 13,000 would survive to see the end of the war. Please take a moment to remember those brave veterans and the ordeal they endured in service to our Nation. Army Strong!

100 American POWs captured at Bataan and Corregidor were burned alive. Here, their remains are being buried in a grave Once they reached the town of San Fernando, the prisoners ceased their marching and traveled by train. There was still no respite

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What was the Bataan Death March in World War II?

Japanese troops guard American and Filipino prisoners in Bataan in the Philippines after their capture on 9th April 1942.

War Dog patrol on Okinawa, June 1945 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr. Three Marines and their War Dogs search for Japanese holdouts on Okinawa, June 1945. From the War Dogs Photograph Collection, United States Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections. OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

RUTH ODOM BONNER, DAUGHTER OF A SLAVE, OPENED NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE [VIDEO] - Ruth’s father, Elijah Odom, was born into servitude in Mississippi. He was born a slave. As a young boy, he ran to his freedom. He lived through Reconstruction and he lived through Jim Crow. But he went on to farm, and graduate from medical school and raise a family.

USS Niblack fired depth charges at a German U-boat on 10 April 1941. This was the first hostile action between American and German forces prior to the Second World War