An escaped and then rescued American prisoner of war describes the Japanese death march to San Fernando
Morotai Island Date:1945 Duration:3 min 12 sec Sound:Yes
A representative of Prisoners War Branch (a MIS-X officer) interviews American soldiers who had escaped from the Japanese 10-A prison camp in Palawan, Philippines, and had then been rescued. Private first class Albert D Pacheco and Edwin A Petry share their experiences before they reached the World War 2 Japanese prison camp at Puerta Princessa, Palawan and the conditions there. Petry describes the famous five days long death march to San Fernando, where war prisoners were not given any food.
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