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Palawan Burial Site

Palawan Burial Site Social Studies World War II Visual Arts

Image of a photograph, taken on March 20, 1945,  of charred remains being interred in a grave on Palawan Island, the Philippines.

The U.S. National Archives describes this photo:

U.S. medical men are attempting to identify more than 100 American Prisoners of War captured at Bataan and Corregidor and burned alive by the Japanese at a Prisoner of War camp, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippine Islands Picture shows charred remains being interred in grave., 03/20/1945.


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy the U.S. National Archives.  ARC Identifier 531317

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