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Bataan Death March survivor to speak in Marshfield

3:11 PM, May 24, 2013
Dr. Lester Tenney
Dr. Lester Tenney
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The Bataan Death March, known as one of the worst atrocities in modern wartime history, will be brought to life by survivor Dr. Lester Tenney at a free presentation starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Hub City Ballroom at the Holiday Inn, 750 S. Central Ave., Marshfield.

Tenney, who is now 93 and one of only about 20 surviving participants, wrote the award-winning book, "My Hitch in Hell," as his first-person account of the Bataan Death March and subsequent 3.5 years as a prisoner of war. Autographed copies of "My Hitch in Hell" will be available for sale at the presentation.

Tenney enlisted in the ...

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