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Lt. Col. Franks S. Adamo, M.D. – Bataan's Medical Hero

This is about Dr. Frank S. Adamo who saved many lives of soldiers during WWII and survived the Bataan Death March.


This distinguished native Tampan served with courage, honor and personal sacrifice as an army surgeon during WWII. He was captured and made a prisoner of war when the Japanese overran the Philippines. Afflicted with Beri-Beri and other diseases he performed heroically serving his comrades as doctor, friend and lifesaver.

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