‘Raw Individualists’: American Soldiers on the Bataan Death March Reconsidered

@article{Murphy2012RawIA,
  title={‘Raw Individualists’: American Soldiers on the Bataan Death March Reconsidered},
  author={K. Murphy},
  journal={War \& Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={42 - 63}
}
Abstract The Bataan Death March has entered historical consciousness as one of the four great Japanese atrocities during WWII. Along with the Rape of Nanjing, the Burma-Siam Death Railway, and the Rape of Manila, it stands as one of the ultimate measures of twentieth-century wartime barbarity. Both primary and secondary sources share a central preoccupation with Japanese behaviour and therefore assume American prisoners were little more than a passive presence during this episode. In this essay… Expand
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