Andersen, Ansgar Raymond, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Primary Unit
1942-1942, POW Japan
Service Years
1940 - 1942
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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Itasca County, Minnesota
Last Address
Cabanatuan Prison Camp, Philippines

Casualty Date
Aug 11, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot A Row 6 Grave 199

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World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
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December / 1941
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May / 1942

Description
(Philippine Islands Campaign 7 Dec 1941 to 10 May 1942 ) A few hours after the raid on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, Japanese aircraft attacked the Philippines. Three days later Japanese troops landed on Luzon. America’s meager air power in the islands was soon destroyed. Unable to obtain reinforcements and supplies, MacArthur could do nothing more than fight a delaying action. Between 16 and 18 December the few bombing planes that remained were evacuated, by their crews, to Australia, where US air power in the Far East was to be concentrated. Other members of the air units took up arms and fought as infantrymen in the battle that ended, at Bataan and Corregidor, with the loss of the Philippines in May 1942.
   
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From Month/Year
December / 1941
To Month/Year
May / 1942
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
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