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Pony Express Bataan Death March

$3,158
63%
Raised toward our $5,000 Goal
26 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on March 10, at 11:59 AM CST
Project Owners

Carol

Tener

$65

Mar 06, 2017

Samantha

McCloud

$200

Feb 27, 2017

SUE

BRUCE

$100

Feb 27, 2017

Jean/Phil

Stabler

Undisclosed Amount

Feb 24, 2017

Anonymous

$100

Feb 24, 2017

Keith

Brisotti

$25

Feb 22, 2017

Jonathan

Mosqueda

$100

Feb 20, 2017

Anonymous

$25

Feb 14, 2017

Jacob

Rogers

$25

Feb 05, 2017

Alex

Carlisle

$25

Feb 03, 2017

Sandi

Archibold

$200

Feb 03, 2017

Matthew

Pryor

$100

Feb 03, 2017

Dave and Deb

Boots

$100

Feb 03, 2017

Anonymous

$50

Feb 03, 2017

Anonymous

$65

Feb 03, 2017
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$5

Bataan Peninsula

The Bataan Peninsula is located on the main Philippine Island of Luzon.

$25

Drink Water!

During the march, prisoners received little food or water. Many were subjected to severe physical abuse, including being beaten, tortured, and left in the direct sun with no water or covering for prolonged periods of time.

$65

End to End

The march, from the city of Mariveles to the San Fernando was approximately 65 miles and took 5 days to complete.

$100

Getting Comfy

Once the prisoners arrived, they were packed into rail cars, usually around 100 prisoners per car, and transported to their final destination- Camp O'Donnell.

$200

Casualty Estimate

Of the estimated 80,000 POWs at the march, only 54,000 made it to Camp O'Donnell. Of these numbers, it is believed that 5,000 to 18,000 Filipino deaths and 500 to 650 American deaths occurred during the march.

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