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Foreword

Introduction

The Road to Bataan

The Bataan Death March

The San Fernando Train Ride

Camp O'Donnell

Clark Field Concentration Camp

Bilibid Prison

The Hell Ships

Japan

The Nomachi Express

Camp Nomachi

Surrender, Liberation, and Repatriation

Epilogue

University of Minnesota
Alf R. Larson
Recorded Oral History




Governor Pawlenty
State of the State Address Tribute


KSTP TV Newscasts

Duluth TV Newscasts

KTIS Radio Interview
Rick P./Paulette K.
Alf's Christian Faith




Alf's Letter to God

Memorial:
Alf R. Larson


In Memory:
Alf R. Larson
Star Tribune


US Representative
Erik Paulsen's Tribute


PROCLAMATION
Alf Larson Day -
City of Crystal




Bataan Death March Route Map

Philippine Department of Tourism

Star Tribune:
March of Time
("Article of Interest" for 4-6 Grade Basic Skills Reading Test Prep)




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Philippine Department of Tourism

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VFP Museum, Library, Archives, and Theatre:

World War II history comes alive in this fantastic museum with state-of-the-art technology. Docu-dramas with stereo sounds highlight untold stories of heroism and daring acts of courage. Vividly recreated battle scenes are brought to life by dramatic lighting, narrations, and special effects. The excitement of battle is portrayed as American and Philippine soldiers take on the Japanese invaders. Audio-visual facilities show rare documentaries on World War II.

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial:

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial

This peaceful, well-manicured, final resting place of American veterans who fought in the Pacific is located near the center of Manila. It covers 152 acres of gently rising ground, which culminates at the Memorial. This is the biggest of cemeteries built and administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission. It contains the most graves of all national cemeteries along with actual listing of that Missing-In-Action. Their names are recorded on the walls of the Memorial.

For more information on visiting these and other military sites or general tourism opportunities in the Philippines:

Go to: http://www.wowphilippines.com.ph

or contact the Philippine Department of Tourism at:

30 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 913
Chicago, IL 60602
Telephone: 312.782.2475
FAX 312.782.2475
Email: pdotchi@aol.com

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