U.S. forces continue the bitter fight for Bataan
11th March 1942: The gradual retreat down the Bataan Peninsula continues as General MacArthur leaves the Philippines
In the Philippines the pre war plan in the event of an invasion had been to retreat to the Bataan peninsula of Luzon and hold out until a relief force arrived. The U.S. and Philippine troops who did move to the peninsula had been on h…
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