Deming, New Mexico: Unsettling Bataan Death March Monument

A perhaps too-realistic rendering of half-starved World War II American soldiers captured in the Philippines at Bataan and Corregidor.

Address:
359 S. Silver Ave., Deming, NM
Directions:
I-10 exit 82A. Drive south three blocks on Gold Ave., turn left onto Hemlock St., then quickly turn right onto Silver Ave. Lest We Forget Veterans Park is on the left.
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Bataan-Corregidor Monument.

Unsettling Bataan Death March Monument

The monument is both accurate and unsettling. The bonus: it's located in a Veterans Park next to a museum. The museum is free and worth the stop. It was open 9AM to 5PM when I stopped by.

[David, 12/04/2018]

Bataan-Corregidor Monument.

Unsettling Bataan Death March Monument

Gray granite monument with two extremely starved soldier's helping each other walk.

[Daniel, 12/30/2010]

Sort of a Walking Dead effect, only this really happened to American soldiers at the start of World War II.


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