Las Cruces, New Mexico: Bataan Death March Statue and Walkway Team Field Report

Veteran's Park

1721 N. Roadrunner Pkwy, Las Cruces, NM
Midway between I-25 exits 3 and 6. Exit at either, drive a half-mile east, then turn left (from 3) or right (from 6) onto Roadrunner Pkwy. Veteran's Park will be 1.5 miles along the road, on the west side.
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Bataan Death March Memorial.

Bataan Death March Statue and Walkway

Three larger-than-life WW2 bronze soldiers help each other along a concrete path of footprints left by real survivors of the 1942 Bataan Death March. Report... [10/07/2010]

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Bataan Death March Memorial

Beautiful memorial park, inside which is the Bataan Death March memorial. In the same park: the Vietnam monument is the most touching display of appreciation that I have ever seen to veterans. Made a bigger impact on me than the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. Plan for extra time in this serene park!

[Diane S, 03/31/2021]

Bataan Death March Statue.

Bataan Death March Statue and Walkway

This veterans park pays tribute to every war America was involved in on a marble timeline. And there are a lot.

[Andrea Rymill, 05/13/2017]

Bataan Death March statue.

Bataan Death March Statue and Walkway

It's pretty cool!

[Drew Thayer, 02/18/2010]

Big WW2 American soldiers on the hellish slog to a Japanese prison camp in the Philippines, 1942. Death March Monument advice: Avoid getting bayoneted -- keep moving.

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