Death March,a 66-mi (106-km) trek to the prison camp near Cabanatuan during which some 11,000 perished. Homage is annually paid these victims on Bataan Day, a national holiday, when large groups of Filipinos solemnly rewalk parts of the death route. The battleground of Bataan is now a national shrine. See also Corregidor .
See S. L. Falk, Bataan: The March of Death (1962) R.Conroy, The Battle of Bataan (1969) H. Sides, Ghost Soldiers (2001) M. and E. M. Norman, Tears in the Darkness (2009).
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