The transfer of wounded comrades during the Bataan Death March

Bataan Death March


Captive Americans and their Philippine allies, under the escort of Japanese soldiers, carry their wounded companions, using an improvised stretcher, to the 97-kilometer Bataan Death March.
This march was called “Bataan Death March” because thousands of prisoners were killed by hunger, thirst, wounds or were killed by Japanese escorts for no reason.

 

 

Location: Bataan, Luzon, Philippines
Date: April 1942

 

Source: National Archives of the United States.

In : 1942

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