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Curriculum Resources

Introduction

Overview
Historical background for the Battle for Bataan
Lessons

Pack your bags for the Philippine Islands
Building unity: Insignias, logos, and branding
Coping with challenges: The search for solutions to disease
Lessons from Bataan: Create a memorial
Reflections on Bataan: Slideshow maker

Lessons on primary source material

First impressions: How are artifacts classified?
Reading photographs: How do historians use photographs?
Reading text: What can documents tell us?
Reading personal items: What items say about their owners

Timeline

Photos and quotes from oral histories

Resources

Oral histories

Ann Bernatitus
Dorothy Still Danner
Lee Roach's story
Clifford Martinez
Virgil Aimes
Lorenzo Banegas

Articles

July 2001 Article on Bataan Memorial Death March
Bataan Veteran tells his story in art
Photographs from the Wilma Ticer Bull Collection
Former POW's speech at memorial in the Philippines
History of the Memorial March
Former Bataan POW talks about post traumatic stress
Nurses were also interred by the Japanese
Memorial design

Historical resources

Medical condition of soldiers at the fall of Bataan, April 1942
Lack of supplies for Bataan defenders, April 1942
Roosevelt's Declaration of War
Translated Japanese document telling war criminals to flee prison camps
Translated Japanese orders to kill prisoners of war
Surrender - pictures and articles plus documents in English and Japanese [PDF - 5.6 megabytes]


Books
Web sites

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