Japan Attacks & Horrendous Baatan Death March




Pearl Harbor
"USS SHAW exploding during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941



Pearl Harbor

"Taken by surprise, during the Japanese aerial attack.
USS WEST VIRGINIA aflame."
December 7, 1941



Pearl Harbor

"The USS ARIZONA burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor"
December 7, 1941.




Corregidor
Surrender of American troops at Corregidor , Philippine Islands,
May 1942



Bataan Death March

"The March of Death.
Along the March [on which] these prisoners were photographed,
they have their hands tied behind their backs.
The March of Death was about May 1942,
from Bataan to Cabanatuan, the prison camp."



Death March, Carrying the Dying
"This picture, captured from the Japanese,
shows American prisoners using improvised litters
to carry those of their comrades who, from the lack of food or water on the march from Bataan,
fell along the road."
Philippines, May 1942.