Photos from the "Bataan Death March". After the surprise attack on the US fleet at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Japan turned its focus to elsewhere, sweeping through the Pacific.

It's been more than 75 years since one of World War II's worst atrocities

Photos from the "Bataan Death March". After the surprise attack on the US fleet at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Japan turned its focus to elsewhere, sweeping through the Pacific.

An American university student waits for final instructions before taking a picture of the group who visited Camp O' Donnell in Tarlac where thousands of Filipino and American soldiers were held in detention immediately after the Fall of Bataan. (Bernard Testa, InterAksyon)

An American university student waits for final instructions before taking a picture of the group who visited Camp O' Donnell in Tarlac where thousands of Filipino and American soldiers were held in detention immediately after the Fall of Bataan. (Bernard Testa, InterAksyon)

This march was named the Bataan Death March because of the high number of brutal and gruesome deaths along the road at the hands of the Japanese.

This march was named the Bataan Death March because of the high number of brutal and gruesome deaths along the road at the hands of the Japanese.

Prisoner of War being executed during the Bataan Death March in 1942

Prisoner of War being executed during the Bataan Death March in 1942

The Horrors of War: Bataan Death March boxcar. 6x6x8, 50-60 men in such a small box. Many died inside the 'oven' during transport.

The Horrors of War: Bataan Death March boxcar. 6x6x8, 50-60 men in such a small box. Many died inside the 'oven' during transport.

A survivor of the Bataan Death March in 1942

A survivor of the Bataan Death March in 1942

Bataan Death March (compressed).mov

Bataan Death March (compressed).mov

Bataan death march

Bataan death march

Bataan Death March - Wikipedia, News of the Bataan Death march sparked outrage in the U.S. as reflected in this poster

Bataan Death March - Wikipedia, News of the Bataan Death march sparked outrage in the U.S. as reflected in this poster

Olderst survivor of Bataan dies at 105. Dr. Brown.

Albert N. Brown, oldest survivor of Bataan Death March, dies at 105

Olderst survivor of Bataan dies at 105. Dr. Brown.

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