War of the Pacific-- (Spanish: Guerra del Pacífico), took place from 1879 to 1883, with Bolivia & Peru on one side and Chile on the other. The war ended with a Chilean victory, which gained a significant amount of land from Peru and Bolivia. Battles were fought in the Pacific Ocean, the Atacama Desert, Peru's deserts, and mountainous regions in the Andes. For the first five months the war played out in a naval campaign, as Chile struggled to establish a sea-based resupply corridor for its…
Cantinera Irene Morales(1865-1890).jpgIrene Morales Infante (1 April 1865 – 25 August 1890) was a Chilean soldier who served in the War of the Pacific
THE BATAAN DEATH MARCH was a tragedy of epic proportions with 76,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war forcibly transferred, on foot, by the Imperial Japanese Army to Bataan. Even as the American and Filipino troops repelled the Japanese for several months, they were forced to retreat to wait for supplies and reinforcements. But the Japanese had cut off all routes to the Philippines, preventing a rescue by U.S. Military and the troops were forced to surrender on April 4, 1942.
Eyewitness The Pacific War: Day of Infamy [60th Anniversary Collection] [DVD] [English]