Sunday, March 23, 2014

John Love, Bataan Death March survivor, dies at 91

Via WiscoDave

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Love died Monday after a long battle with cancer, said Gerry Lightwine, pastor at La Vida Llena, an Albuquerque retirement home where Love lived.

As a 19-year-old member of the New Mexico Guard, Love was one of 75,000 Filipino and American soldiers who were taken captive by the Japanese in World War II when the U.S. forces surrendered in the province of Bataan and Corregidor Island in April 1942.

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2 comments:

  1. William "Wild Bill" Guarnere of the 101st AB also died, on the ninth of March. RIP to all our WWII vets -and the country they fought for.

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