Roy Hilton, '15/Wade Cothran, '16/Pope Brown, '33/M. Woodside, W.Strong, John Shipp, '40/W. Coffin, 1940     

Participants in, and survivors of, The Bataan Death March in which 650 American servicemen died in a seven day forced march conducted by the Japanese after they captured Corregidor in the Philippine Islands during WWII. Cothran died while being transported in a Japanese troopship to Japan in January 1945. Classified as a "War Crime" due to the intense brutality displayed by the Japanese towards the prisoners,these 7 alum's are true American hero's! Info on the march here


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