Bataan

The USS Bataan was an American Independence Class light fleet aircraft carrier of 11000 tons displacement started as a Cleveland Class cruiser, converted during building, and launched in 1943. The USS Bataan was powered by Babcock and Wilcox boilers providing a top speed of 33 knots. She carried a complement of 1400 and 45 aircraft. She was armed w...
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Bataan

[n] - the peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II
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Bataan

Peninsula in Luzon, the Philippines, which was defended against the Japanese in World War II by US and Filipino troops under Gen MacArthur from 1 January to 9 April 1942. MacArthur was evacuated,...
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Bataan

Corregidor noun the peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II; United States forces surrendered in 1942 and recaptured the area in 1945
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Bataan

Bataan (bătăn', –tän', bätä-än') , peninsula and province (1990 pop. 426,000), W Luzon, the Philippines, between Manila Bay and the South China Sea. Balanga is the provincial capital. A mountainous, thickly jungled region, it has some of the best bam...
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Bataan

Peninsula in Luzon, the Philippines, which was defended against the Japanese in World War II by US and Filipino troops under Gen MacArthur from 1 January to 9 April 1942. MacArthur was evacuated, but some 67,000 Allied prisoners died on the Bataan Death March to camps in the interior
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Bataan

[disambiguation] Bataan is a province of the Philippines. Bataan may also refer to: ==Places== ==Other uses== ...
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Bataan

===World War II=== Bataan featured prominently during World War II. Prior to the 1941 Japanese invasion, the US Army stored nearly {convert|1,000,000|USgal|m3} of gasoline there. Shortly after the Japanese Army invaded the country in December 1941, the combined US and Filipino forces were being gradually overrun and General Douglas MacArthur moved...
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