Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission Setting & Symbolism

Hampton Sides
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Soochow

Soochow was a dog, a marine regimental mascot, and was kept in regal style at Cabanatuan Camp. Perhaps the only animal safe from being considered food, Soochow was cared for with attentive devotion. He died in 1948 in the USA and is buried on the grounds of the marine recruit station in San Diego, California.

Philippines

The Philippines is a country in Southeast Asia, with Manila as the capital city; it is comprised of more than 7,100 islands. The Philippines were ceded by Spain to the United States in 1898, but Filipino independence movements caused military conflict with the United States from 1901 to c. 1913. The Philippines became an American colony in 1935, and were captured by the Japanese in 1941 and 1942. The Americans recapture the Philippines in 1945.

Bataan Death March

The Bataan Death March was a forced march of prisoners of war from the Bataan peninsula to Camp O'Donnell. The march extended...

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