The Battle of Bataan is famous in history as one of the last stands of American and Filipino soldiers before they were overwhelmed by the Japanese forces in World War II. The Bataan Death March was named for this province, where the infamous march started. This is also a location of Bataan Nuclear Power Plant located in Municipality of Morong .
- from Wikipedia
Bataan is the home province of my wife's mom. We visited their old house in Balanga and her uncle in Batac. We also saw the war memorial at Mt. Samat.