Bataan


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Synonyms for Bataan

the peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II

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Caroline Burkhart - Vice President of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Memorial Society (ADBC-MS) and daughter of Bataan defender and former POW of Japan will also attend the speech by Mr.
Word never made it home that he had actually survived the blast and been taken prisoner by Japan during the surrender of Bataan.
In all, an estimated 7,000 to 10,000 people died in the Bataan Death March.
Marcelo disclosed that in a 2010 nationwide survey, 70 percent of the respondents actually approved of utilization of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant.
The men on Corregidor were sent on the fabled Bataan Death March on their way to the harshest of treatment in prisoner of war camps.
New Mexico had been well represented with soldiers on the Bataan Peninsula.
By the time they deployed to Bataan airfields, combat losses resulted in only a single P-40 and two P-35s remaining in the inventory.
In an interview, Aquino said while Petron has a good offer, re-running the Bataan refinery would not be in the best interest to the public at this moment.
In Tears in the Darkness Michael and Elizabeth Norman tell the story of the Bataan Death March through the eyes of Ben Steele, a twenty-two-year-old Montana cowboy who enlisted in the Army in 1940 and found himself in the Philippines when the Japanese invaded in 1941.
USS Bataan was among the northern sea convoy which was accompanied by two
Final hours in the Pacific; the Allied surrenders of Wake Island, Bataan, Corregidor, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Soldiers from the 728th Military Police "Warfighters" Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, recently competed against 5,000 others in the 21st Annual Bataan Memorial Death March held near Las Cruces, New Mexico.
A top leader of the Makabayang Koalisyon ng Mamamayan (Makabayan) based in Bataan disclosed Wednesday that a total of P11 million will be allocated next month for the construction of various infrastructure projects and meet the medical needs of the Bataenos.
A 47-year-old woman, also in Batangas, died due to electrocution, while five people -- four from the Camarines provinces in the southeastern part of the island and another from Bataan, north of Manila -- drowned in the sea.
In a regulatory filing, PNOC-EC said it is holding talks with China's XinAo Gas, Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation, and PTT of Thailand for development of the Batman-2 gas pipeline that will traverse 150 km to link Bataan to Manila.