An American university student waits for final instructions before taking a picture of the group who visited Camp O' Donnell in Tarlac where thousands of Filipino and American soldiers were held in detention immediately after the Fall of Bataan. (Bernard Testa, InterAksyon)

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The Bataan Death March was the forcible transfer, by the Imperial Japanese Army, of 60,000 Filipino and 15,000 American prisoners of war after the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II. All told, approximately 2,500–10,000 Filipino and 300–650 American prisoners of war died before they could reach Camp O'Donnell.

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This is one of the taping techniques i use on a constant basis. Runner's Knee - Kinesio Tape Application Guide.

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THE BATAAN DEATH MARCH was a tragedy of epic proportions with 76,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war forcibly transferred, on foot, by the Imperial Japanese Army to Bataan. Even as the American and Filipino troops repelled the Japanese for several months, they were forced to retreat to wait for supplies and reinforcements. But the Japanese had cut off all routes to the Philippines, preventing a rescue by U.S. Military and the troops were forced to surrender on April 4, 1942.

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Rescue workers found a 77-year-old man alive on Thursday who had survived on coconuts for two days after a powerful typhoon ravaged the south of the Philippines killing 332 people, with hundreds missing. A group of rescue volunteers lifted Carlos Agang to safety after they found him, in a tattered shirt with a fractured leg and bruises, clinging to a boulder by a river in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, the province worst hit by typhoon Botha.

The Bataan Death March (1942) was the forcible transfer, by the Imperial Japanese Army, of 60,000 Filipino and 15,000 American prisoners of war after the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II. All told, approximately 2,500–10,000 Filipino and 300–650 American prisoners of war died before they could reach Camp O'Donnell.

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26th Cavalry Regiment, Philippines Scouts in a panoramic photograph showing the troops and armored scout cars of the regiment. At the head is Colonel Clarence A. Dougherty, commanding officer of the regiment. Most of these men later fought in the Battle of Bataan.

World War II was the biggest conflict in world history, and it profoundly shaped the modern world.

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Level of starvation in Bataan Death March period.

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