Caption: American Troops Surrendering
American Troops Surrendering 

Part Five-The Night Before The Surrender

From: Jan Thompson
Series: The Tragedy of Bataan
Length: 06:38

The final segment describes the fall of Bataan and those who were able to escape to Corregidor Island. Interviews are with: Art Campbell, Ralph Levenberg, Nurse Eunice Tyler, Jim Collier, Frank Bigelow, Wesley Holden, and Jim Collier. Diary excerpts from Albert Brown. Read the full description.

Surrender1small_small The final segment describes the fall of Bataan and those who were able to escape to Corregidor Island. Interviews are with: Art Campbell, Ralph Levenberg, Nurse Eunice Tyler, Jim Collier, Frank Bigelow, Wesley Holden, and Jim Collier. Diary excerpts from Albert Brown.

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Intro and Outro

INTRO:

Today we conclude our special Radio documentary series: The Tragedy of Bataan (buh-tan)... Narrated by Alec Baldwin and Produced and written by film maker Jan Thompson. This segment chronicles the surrender of the troops on the Bataan Peninsula to the Imperial Japanese.

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