Filipino child dead in a muddy ditch after April 9, 1945 Japanese reprisal against civilians. With the landings on Luzon by Sixth Army on January 9, Japanese troops, answering to several different commanders, increasingly took out their frustration over lack of food, medicine, transportation and munitions on the civilian population, which was already hard pressed by the occupation.
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