From the prison camps in the Philippines and
Japan to the cities and towns of New Mexico,
the soldiers and their families survived.
The soldiers strengthened by their common
identity as New Mexicans, survived by
reminding each other of their families,
friends, and common experiences back home.
This photograph has oft been
described as a picture of the Bataan Death March.
The Albuquerque veterans believe it to be that of a
Since this web site went
online in 1999, this photo with the above
note has been featured. The photo was
the subject of an 8/30/2009 Albuquerque Journal
article by Charles Brunt.Click herefor video story.