W.W. II, 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.
Capt. Charles E. Rice, Jr., the 499th Squadron Operations Officer, was the pilot assigned to BETTY'S DREAM. The B-25 was photographed on Ie Shima in mid-August 1945. It was one of the escorts for the Japanese "Betty" bombers which ferried the delegation between Japan and Ie Shima as part of the surrender negotiations which ended WWII. The story here: http://wp.me/pHIZF-9v By this date it carried 22 mission symbols and silhouettes for 2 Japanese ships sunk. Seen in Warpath Across the Pacific.
Japanese Type 3 Chi-Nu tank. The Type 3 Chi-Nu was a Japanese medium tank built to defend the home islands during World War II. It was never used in combat since the Japanese surrendered prior to Allied invasion. 166 were built.