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Bataan & Corregidor


American soldiers in Bataan, 1942
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Question 1314137

Which of the following is not true of the Bataan Death March?

(A) prisoners were beaten, executed, and died from dehydration and disease on a 60-mile forced march
(B) thousands of American and Filipino prisoners-of-war had surrendered to Japanese troops
(C) following the march, despite difficult conditions, march survivors received humane treatment and care in Japanese prisoner-of-war camps until the end of the war
(D) in 1946 a Japanese general commanding in the Philippines was executed for war crimes in the Philippines
(E) it followed the surrender of American and Filipino troops to Japanese invading forces in December 1941

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