held 36,260 US military personnel in POW camps; 12,951 (35.7%) died.
After the end of
the Philippines Campaign some 78000 military and 26000 civilians, American and
Filipino, were taken. Military POWs were forced to march the 100 miles from
Bataan to Camp O’Donnell (The Bataan Death March) where, within six weeks of
surrender, it is believed up to one in six was dead.
civilians were interned by the Japanese, of whom 1,536(11%) died
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