Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc.
This memorial honors the thousands of American prisoners of war who died on death marches, work details or perished in transit to slave labor camps in Japan.
Erected by American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc.
Location. 38° 52.63′ N, 77° 4.27′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Touch for map. Marker is off the walkway between Sections 7A and 48 of the National Cemetery, just west of Roosevelt Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rakkasans (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of the Elbe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Memorial Carillon at Arlington National Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Tomb of the Unknowns (about 500 feet away); Korean War Contemplative Bench (about 600 feet away); Swiss Internees (about 700 feet away); Third Infantry Division, U.S. Army (about 700 feet away); American Special Operations Forces (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
Related markers. list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . .
1. P.O.W.s Return - 2002. (Submitted on September 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Story of the Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor - Pilipino. (Submitted on September 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Philippine Islands, Commonwealth, Filipinos; Philippine Army: U.S. Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE); U.S. Navy; Marine Corps; ABDA Command; P.O.W./M.I.A.; Guam; Wake Island; Battling Bastards of Bataan.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Notable Persons • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,338 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on March 10, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.