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Bataan Memorial Death March Team Memories of Honor

Bataan Memorial Death March TEAM


There are seven checkpoints along the route. Hitting these milestones will unlock badges. The recount below is an approximation of milage. These checkpoints are based on a recount by Clifford Bluemel. Clifford was an American Brigadier General. He commanded the 31st Division during the Battle of Bataan before being captured by Japanese forces and held as a prisoner of war for three years.

  • Checkpoint #1 = 6.58 miles.      Their own guns shelled Americans & Filipinos. 
  • Checkpoint #2 = 14.92 miles     Prisoners were shot & beaten trying to get water. 
  • Checkpoint #3 = 25.12 miles     First meal served. 
  • Checkpoint #4 = 38.72 miles     The brutality towards the prisoners increased. 
  • Checkpoint #5 = 46.22 miles.    Bluemel saved the life of Gen. Stevens. 
  • Checkpoint #6 = 52.06 miles.    American beheaded 
  • Checkpoint #7 = 60-.93 miles   Prisoners were transferred to freight cars. 

You can see the badges you have unlocked in your trophy case. 

Brigadier General Clifford Bluemel

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