Oral history: Lorenzo Banegas, Doña Ana County, New Mexico

Mr. Banegas turned 23 in Camp O'Donnell shortly after the surrender of Bataan. After traveling to Japan on the Hellship Haro Maru, Mr. Banegas was liberated from Fukuoka in August 1945.
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Video excerpt from A New Mexico Story: The Bataan Death March to the Atomic Bomb

Through brutal acts of war, Japan expands its empire in the Pacific. A McGaffey Films video Produced by David Wilson and Aaron Wilson, written and directed by Aaron Wilson. View this QuickTime movie in either High Bandwidth (Cable, ISDN) or Low Bandwidth (Modem).
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 Siege of Bataan

New Mexico's 200th Coast Artillery Unit arrives at Fort Stotsenberg shortly before Japan attacks U.S. forces at Pearl Harbor and in the Philippines, September 1941 to April 1942.

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