Although American trucks were available to transport the prisoners, the Japanese decided to march the Defenders of Bataan to their destinations. This march came to be known as the "Death March"
Jewish prisoners being rounded up by the Nazi at Warsaw l943
ALLIED LEADERS WWII
Yalta (ARGONAUT), Feb. 4-11, 1945.
Conference: Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin.
Main results: Plans for dealing with defeat of Germany; policy for postwar Europe; agreement on forming a United Nations organization; agreement on conditions under which Russia would enter war against Japan.
Instrumental in ordering two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which ended WWII with the surrender of the Japanese after a war which lasted from 1941-1945.