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kuh re guh dawr

  • n  the peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II; United States forces surrendered in 1942 and recaptured the area in 1945
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  • U.S. 127 Bypass to be memorial highway in Mercer for Bataan Corregidor
    LEXINGTON — By action of the Kentucky General Assembly, a section of U.S. 127 in Mercer County will be designated the “Bataan Corregidor Memorial Highway.” The designated portion of roadway is the U.S. 127 Bypass through Mercer County.
    Aug. 28, 2013 - The Danville Advocate-Messenger
    Mr. and Mrs. Brown of Galt received a postal card this week from their son Roy who is held prisoner in a Japanese internment camp. He was at Corregidor. The card read: “I am interned in Osaka Umeda Bunsho, Prisoner of War camp. My health was poor but much better now. I am not working.”
    Aug. 28, 2013 - The Galt Herald

  • Barack Obama in ABS CBN News
    Filipinos displayed great courage alongside American soldiers at Bataan and Corregidor, only to be denied their just benefits by our government,Obama said, adding that the Veterans Benefits Enhancement Act of 2007 would honor the service of...
  • Edgar Whitcomb in Indianapolis Star
    Whitcomb wrote a book about his war experience, "Escape from Corregidor," in 1958.
  • Don King in ESPN
    I took 'Thrilla in Manila' to demonstrate what endurance and courage would be, from Iwo Jima to Bataan, Corregidor, Saipan, during World War II,King said. "So liberation, freedom is there, and you've got the two greatest fighters in the...

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