Charred Remains

Photograph by Lt. Rothberg

U.S. medical men are attempting to identify more than 100 American Prisoners of War captured at Bataan and Corregidor and burned alive by the Japanese at a Prisoner of War camp, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippine Islands.  Picture shows charred remains being interred in grave.  Photo courtesy of the National Archives, Still Picture Branch.

 


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Credits:
POW grave photograph by Lt. Rothberg, courtesy of the National Archives, Still Picture Branch - Control Number  NWDNS-111-SC-212111.  Production date 3/20/1945.  Creating organization was the War Department.  Office of the Chief Signal Officer.  The National Archives - http://www.nara.gov/

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