Back to Bataan
Back to Bataan is a 1945 World War II film that dramatizes the true story of the raid on the Cabanatuan prisoner of war camp by US Army Rangers and Filipino guerilla fighters. The film stars John Wayne as Col. Joseph Madden and Anthony Quinn as Captain Andrés Bonifácio. The Cabanatuan raid also was dramatized in the film The Great Raid.
The following weapons were used in the film Back to Bataan:
Colt 1921 Thompson
M1903 Springfield Rifle
Several of the Army Rangers and Philippine guerilla fighters carry the M1903 Springfield rifle.
Browning 1917 Machine Gun
Philippine guerrilla fighters are seen using the Browning M1917 during the raid.
A Ranger uses his M1911 to shoot off the lock, but it is shot out of his hand.
Gewehr 98 Rifle
The Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifle is seen in the hands of both Philippine guerrillas and Japanese soldiers.
Browning Automatic Rifle
A Philippine guerrilla fighter is seen using the Browning Automatic Rifle during the raid.
A Japanese officer is armed with a Luger P08.