World Battlefronts: Keep 'Em Falling

To destroy the last tough remnant of U.S. resistance in the Philippines the Jap was willing to pay dearly. So last week, the sixth of the Battle of Luzon, he lashed fiercely at General Douglas MacArthur's tough little Army. MacArthur's men, holed up in the mountain-wild Bataan peninsula with an anchor below on the island fortress of Corregidor in Manila Bay, gave better than they received.

The enemy banged hardest at MacArthur's right flank, apparently to grab a toehold on the highway leading south on Bataan's east shore. He was hurled back with heavy...

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