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Photograph of Corregidor

Photograph of Corregidor Social Studies World War II Geography

Image of the island of Corregidor.  This small island, south of Luzon Island (in the Philippines) was the place where about 2,000 refugees - fleeing the Japanese on the Bataan Peninsula - swam to what they thought would be a safe place.

Surviving shark-infested waters - and Japanese bullets intending to kill the swimmers before they reached Corregidor - the people who "made it" to this island were at a place which was also forced to surrender, to Japan, the following month.


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Image online, courtesy ibiblio.org website.

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