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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc.

 
 
American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2009
1. American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc. Marker
Inscription.  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.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.63′ N, 77° 4.27′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is off the walkway between Sections 7A and 48 of the National Cemetery, just west of Roosevelt Drive. Touch for map. 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. 82nd Airborne Division (a few steps from this marker); 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Jumping Mustangs (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Officers Association of America Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rakkasans (within shouting
American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2009
2. American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc. Marker
distance of this marker); U.S.S. Boston (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of the Elbe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seafarers Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Related markers. Click here for a 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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,389 times since then and 3 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.
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