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Battle for Bataan Cover Page

Battle for Bataan Home

Military Experience
The Regiment

Mike Pulice Oral History
Regiment Video
Regiment Slideshow

The Siege of Bataan

Lorenzo Banegas Oral History
Japanese Aggression Video
Siege of Bataan Slideshow
International Dateline
Survival

Ruben Flores Oral History
Fall of Bataan Video
Survival Slideshow

Liberation

Manuel Armijo, Weldon Hamilton Oral History
Allies in the Pacific Video
Liberation Slideshow
Far East and the Pacific, 1941

Memorial

Corrido
Speech from General Engel, White Sands Missile Range
Memorial Slideshow

Timeline

1940

1941

International Dateline
FDR's Declaration of War
Declaration of War Document
Army Surgeon Report

1942

1942—1944

1945 Liberation

Post 1945


Artifacts

Slideshow Maker
Artifact Viewer

Pacific Theater

World War II Pacific Theatre 1942
Philippines Detail Map
Death March Map

Curriculum

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

Credits


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