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- n. A forced movement of people, on foot, in such circumstances that many die during the journey
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The incessant scritch-scratch-scrape sounded like the sharp, staccato cadence of a military drum beating the death march at an official execution.
The empty beer bottles and glasses that lined the tables and the bar skipped and lurched with every downbeat, forcing them on a Bataan-style death march toward the floor.
Maybe it was the day of infamy that awakened a nation to a storm in the Pacific and a madman's death march across Europe.