Bataan Death March Photograph

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Title

Bataan Death March Photograph

Subject

A look at the men who were forced to make the 85 mile trek, marching in groups of four with no food and very limited water. If they fell out of line they were beaten or killed. .

Description

The death march began at Cabcabaen Field in the Philippines, and then traveled to Dinalupthen, San Fernando, Caoas,and then to Camp O'Donnell.

Creator

Excerpts from the Yodogawa Diaries written by Louis Sontag and Major William Reardon.

Source

Louis Sontag was relieved of writing duty by Major Reardon who feared that he would be caught and beaten or worse, executed. From that point on Reardon wrote the Yodogawa Diary himself.

Publisher

The Yodogawa diaries were not published. In fact all but one were stolen by the wife of a POW who did not want the details released to the public. One diary was found several months ago which had been borrowed alone. Luckily, the original diaries had been copied by Helen S. Reardon

Date

The Bataan Death March was the most notable event of the war between Japan and the Allied powers. Many atrocities were committed on the march to Filipino and American prisoners.

Contributor

The POW's during the Death March.
Historical comments by Dorothy Cave and E. Bartlett Kerr.

Rights

Rights are held by published authors.
The Yodogawa Diaries are the property of the Southwest Collection, Zimmerman Library.

Relation

Dorothy Cave and E. Bartlett Kerr.

Format

The diaries were very small books. The works by Cave and Kerr were published.

Language

English

Type

Historical retellings of the Bataan Death March complete with photos.

Identifier

Yodogawa Diaries.

Coverage

Archives, Zimmerman Library.

Files

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Citation

Excerpts from the Yodogawa Diaries written by Louis Sontag and Major William Reardon., “Bataan Death March Photograph,” Tyler, accessed December 14, 2017, http://tylerjreardon.com/items/show/19.