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   Warren M. Smith
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War: World War, 1939-1945; Korean War, 1950-1953
Branch: Army; Army
Unit: 59th Coastal Artillery; 59th Coastal Artillery
Service Location: Pacific Theater; Corregidor Island (Philippines); also: Korea
Rank: Chief Warrant Officer; Chief Warrant Officer
POW: Yes
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Suffering casualties at Corregidor; the captain of another company losing his mind. (03:08) General Wainwright surrenders in the Philippines; the night before the surrender Smith is injured in the leg from shrapnel. (03:55) American and Filipino soldiers managing to get off Bataan and onto Corregidor or into Manila. Smith's life in prison. (05:15)
  
 

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  October 26, 2011
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