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1.The Bataan Death March began on April 10,1942. nationalmuseum.af.mil

2. The deatmarchers recieved almost no food or water, furter weakining there fragile bodies. nationalmuseum.af.mil

3. If Pow's Stoped to drink muddy water on the side of the road they would be shot or stabed. nationalmuseum.af.mil

4. Some Enemy Soliders Savagely Toyed With Pow's by draging them by there neck by ropes attached to Automobiles. nationalmuseum.af.mil

5. The 63 mile march began with 72,000 prisoners from the southern end of the philipines. About.com

6. The Japanese Navy blockaded Bataan and nearby Corregidor, and prevented any food, ammunition or medicine from reaching the U.S. army.mil

7. By the first of April, 1942, most of the starving men had lost as much as thirty percent of their body weight and they became so weak that they could barely lift their weapons. army.mil

8. The prisoners were separated into groups of approximately 100, assigned Japanese guards, and then sent marching. About.com

9. By March, 1942, the Japanese Army had marched through Southeast Asia and completely overrun every country and island in the western Pacific—except the Philippines. army.mil

10. The prisoners, were starving even before there surrender, were given just a couple balls of rice during there long march. About.com

11. With the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor in shambles, and the Japanese Navy blockading the Philippines, there was no way for America to get reinforcements, food or medicine to the troops on Bataan. army.mil

12. Once the prisoners reached San Fernando, They were herded into box cars. About.com

13. The Japanese shoved so many prisoners into each box car that there was standing room only. About.com

14. On April 3, 1942 fresh Japanese troops began a crushing attack on the U.S. forces on Bataan. army.mil

15. The march went from Mariveles, Bataan, to San Fernando, Pampanga. Wikipedia.com

16. The main stage of the Death March was set at Mariveles at the southern tip of Bataan Peninsula . GhostofBataan.com

17. One man fell from exhaustion and was then flatten by a tank, as all the other troops witnessed this horrible action, other soldiers were hit by Japanese Trucks passing by. GhostofBataan.com

18.The 128 km (80 mi) march was characterized by wide-ranging Physical Abuse and murder, and resulted in very high fatalities inflicted upon prisoners and civilians alike by the Japanese Army, and was later judged by an Allied military commission to be a Japanese War Crime.nn. Wikipedia.com

19. One solider was died, He cried for WATER. He died on the dusty road. Ghost of Bataan.com

20.The heat of the day was so intense that they were half crazy of thirst. GhostofBataan.com

21. The Japanese failed to supply the prisoners with food or water until they had reached Balanga. Wikipedia.com

22. Many of the prisoners died along the way of heat or exhaustion. Wikipedia.com

23. The general, who had been absorbed in his efforts to capture Corregidor after the fall of Bataan, claimed in his defense that he remained ignorant of the high death toll of the death march until two months after the event. Wikipedia.com

24. Only 54,000 reached the Camp O'Donnell 7,000–10,000 died on the way Britannica.com

25. Some sources say 75,000 soldiers were taken prisoner after the surrender at Bataan, with 12,000 of them American and 63,000 Filipino. History1900's.About.com

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