Wilburn Snyder
Wilburn L. Snyder (January 23, 1923 – May 13, 2008) was a Baptist pastor in Houston, Texas, and a survivor of the Bataan Death March and internment in the Philippine Islands during World War II.Snyder...
Arthur W. Wermuth
Arthur William Wermuth, Jr., dubbed the "One-Man Army of Bataan," was a United States Army officer during World War II and a prisoner of war from April 1942 until August 1945.
Wermuth was born in...
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Alva R. Fitch
Alva Revista Fitch (September 10, 1907–November 25, 1989) was a lieutenant general in the United States Army and was deputy director of Defense Intelligence Agency from 1946 to 1964. From October 16, ...
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James C. Spencer
James Clarence Spencer (May 11, 1914 – December 25, 2009) was a survivor of the Bataan Death March during World War II and a Democratic politician from Athens, the seat of Henderson County in ea...
Austin Shofner
Brigadier General Austin Conner Shofner was a United States Marine Corps officer who was captured during the Battle of Corregidor and then part of the only successful escape from a Japanese prisoner o...
Ray C. Hunt
Ray C. Hunt was a staff sergeant in the United States Army Air Corps stationed at Nichols Field in the Philippines at the beginning of World War II, under the command of Ed Dyess. After the surrender ...
Samuel Abraham Goldblith
Samuel Abraham Goldblith (May 5, 1919 – December 28, 2001) was an American food scientist. While involved in World War II, he studied malnutrition, and later was involved in food research important fo...
John E. Olson
John Eric Olson (November 27, 1917 – October 2, 2012) was a retired U.S. Army Colonel, West Point graduate (class of 1939), and one of the last surviving officers (perhaps the last) of the Bataan Deat...
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Mario Tonelli
Mario Tonelli (March 27, 1916 – January 7, 2003) was a professional American football player who played running back for one season for the Chicago CardinalsA sergeant in the US Army 200th Coast Artil...
Bert Bank
Bertram "Bert" Bank (September 1, 1914 – June 22, 2009) was an American politician, war hero and radio pioneer who was best known as the founder of the Alabama Football Radio Network. He was al...
Joe Kieyoomia
Joe Kieyoomia (21 November 1919 – 17 February 1997) was a Navajo soldier in New Mexico's 200th Coast Artillery unit who was captured by the Imperial Japanese Army after the fall of the Philippines in ...
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Robert P. Taylor
Chaplain (Major General) Robert Preston Taylor, USAF (April 11, 1909 – February 1, 1997) was an American military officer who served as the 3rd Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force. A gr...
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Jesse Monroe Knowles
Jesse Monroe Knowles (July 23, 1919 – April 23, 2006) was a Lake Charles, businessman, civic leader, former member of both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature from Calcasieu Parish, and a surviv...
Albert Brown (American veteran)
Albert "Doc" Brown (October 26, 1905 – August 14, 2011) was an American former dentist, veteran of World War II and prisoner of war. At the age of 105, Brown was the oldest survivor of the Bataan Deat...
Virgilio N. Cordero, Jr.
Brigadier General Virgilio Norberto Cordero, Jr. (June 6, 1893- June 9, 1980) was a highly decorated Puerto Rican soldier who served in the United States Army. Cordero authored various books about his...
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Charles S. Lawrence
Charles S. Lawrence (December 22, 1892 - June 12, 1970) was a United States Army colonel who would survive the Bataan Death March to later become the first Executive Vice President of the Institute of...
Albert Braun
Father Albert Braun OFM (September 5, 1889 – March 6, 1983) was a Roman Catholic Priest and teacher in the Southwest and the Pacific United States.Father Braun served as an US Army Chaplain in both Wo...
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William Dyess
William Edwin "Ed" Dyess (August 9, 1916 – December 22, 1943) was an officer of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. He was captured after the Allied loss at the Battle of Bataan and...
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Vicente Lim
Vicente Podico Lim (February 24, 1888 – December 31, 1944) was a Filipino Brigadier General and hero during World War II. During the Battle of Bataan, he was the Commanding General of the 41st Infantr...
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Salvador A. Rodolfo, Sr.
Col. Salvador Rodolfo, Sr. (7 February 1919 – 9 January 2012) was a Filipino soldier who helped liberate the Island Province of Catanduanes in the Philippines from the Japanese Imperial Army dur...
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Thomas F. Breslin
"Colonel" Thomas F. Breslin (1885–1942) was a civil engineer and a civilian contractor for the United States Army. He was pinned as a Colonel at the outbreak of the Battle of the Philippines and died ...
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Harold Keith Johnson
Harold Keith "Johnny" Johnson (February 22, 1912 – September 24, 1983) was a United States General. He served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1964 to 1968.
Harold Keith Johnso...
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Samuel Grashio
Samuel C. Grashio (Apr 1, 1918 - Oct 3, 1999) was a United States Army Air Forces pilot who was captured by the Japanese in World War II. He survived the Bataan Death March and participated in the onl...
Robert W. Levering
Robert Woodrow Levering (October 3, 1914 – August 11, 1989) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, son-in-law of Usher L. Burdick and brother-in-law of Quentin N. Burdick.
Born near Fredericktown, O...
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Teófilo Yldefonso
Teófilo E. Yldefonzo (November 5, 1903 – June 19, 1942) was a Filipino breaststroke swimmer. He is the first Filipino and Southeast Asian to win an Olympic medal, and the only Filipino to win multiple...
Benigno G. Tabora
Benigno G. Tabora (November 20, 1915 – February 17, 2008) was an American veteran of both World War II and the Korean War. Tabora was one of the last of an increasingly dwindling group of veterans who...
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Joe Lingad
Jose B. "Joe" Lingad (November 24, 1914 – December 16, 1980) was a Filipino politician who was elected provincial Governor and congressman from Pampanga. Targeted by the Ferdinand Marcos regime and im...
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Robert Sheats
Robert Carlton Sheats (September 30, 1915 – March 9, 1995) was an American Master Diver in the United States Navy. He enlisted in the Navy in 1935 and retired in July 1966.
In 1941, while Sheats w...
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Samuel L. Howard
Samuel Lutz Howard (March 8, 1891 – October 12, 1960) was a United States Marine Corps general who served with distinction in the Marine Corps for thirty-eight years. In the early stages of Worl...
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Edward P. King
Edward Postell King Jr. (July 4, 1884 – August 31, 1958) was a Major General in the United States Army who gained prominence for leading the defense of the Bataan Peninsula in the Battle of Bataan aga...
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