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.
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.
April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lester Tenney, 94-- a former POW of Japan and Bataan Death March survivor will be a guest of Congressman Mike Honda (R-CA) at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's speech to a joint meeting of Congress on April 29[sup.
Margo Guzelian, 82, said she's often told the story to her two children of how her mother and aunt were separated during the death march across the Syrian desert of Deir Al Zor.
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.
ISLAMABAD -- The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) has said that it needs more than $200 million to respond to the Ebola virus disease outbreak that has claimed more than 2,400 lives in its death march across communities in West Africa.
For 25 years, the state of New Mexico and its citizens have honored the memory of those who suffered the hardships of the Bataan Death March by conducting an annual memorial march at White Sands Missile Range.
Within hours, Japanese soldiers arrived to round up both Filipino and American soldiers for what became known as the Bataan Death March.
SELKIRK quintet Frightened Rabbit will release a new EP on June 4, Late March, Death March.
World War II's Fall of Bataan in the Philippines, the largest surrender in American and Filipino military history, followed by one of war's worst atrocities: the Bataan Death March.
After the end of World War II, young French Jesuit novice Beschet, recovering from The Death March, recounted the missionary activities he and a number of committed militants undertook while living and working as conscripted labor in Germany from 1943 until April 1945, and their subsequent experience being arrested and marched to the Flossenburg Concentration Camp.
The anthemic moments are still there, especially in the track Late March, Death March, and the poetic and symbolic such as with Acts Of Man and Holy.