death march


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death march

n (Mus) → marcia funebre
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But nothing of the sort occurred during this hideous death march, and with the first pale heralding of dawn we reached our goal--an open place in the midst of a tangled wildwood.
This year's observance of the infamous 100-kilometer Death March by allied soldiers captured by the Japanese invaders during World War II gets a new twist that would likely make the veterans and other participants to go bananas on account of a Mindanao-based corporate sponsor of the commemoration ceremonies.
The Bataan Death March kilometer markers that follow the path of the infamous Bataan Death March through Bataan, Pampanga, and Tarlac some 76 years ago will be restored to their former glory thanks to the efforts of Philippine Veterans Bank and its partners.
26, 1947, in Arkansas, and he preceded her in death March 3, 1991.
A Death March marker honors 60,000 Filipino and American soldiers who were unloaded from cramped train boxcars in Capas in 1942.
His patriotism did not end when they were paroled after the death march.
He was captured in 1942 after the American surrender on Bataan, survived the Bataan Death March and a series of prison camps in the Philippines, and was liberated in February 1945.
The men were then "flogged, raped and murdered" on a death march through the desert to prison camps in Aleppo, Syria.
His mother Joy had been married to Wallace Blatch, a friend of his father, who died during the second Death March.
Author Smpat Chorbadjian recounts the suffering inflicted upon him and his family; they were forced to leave their home and all possessions, and underwent a grueling death march.
Surrounded by malaria and dysentery, and with little to no food or water, Tenney was one of an estimated 80,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war who endured the Bataan Death March, a forced 60-mile trek in temperatures exceeding 100 degrees.
Robbie Clark, one of Britain's oldest surviving prisoners of war - and one of the few British soldiers to survive Hitler's 1,000-mile death march - has been given the emergency grant through the Help for Heroes quick reaction fund.