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Maxon S. Lough (September 15, 1886 – July 13, 1964) was an American brigadier general and commanded the Philippine Division during the Battle of Bataan in World War II .[1][2][3]

Maxon Spafford Lough
Born(1886-09-05)September 5, 1886
Fargo, North Dakota
DiedJuly 13, 1964(1964-07-13) (aged 77)
Palo Alto, California
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1911–1946
RankBrigadier General
Battles/warsBattle of Bataan
AwardsDistinguished Service Cross
General Lough, left, with Col. Harrison C. Browne and Capt. Joseph B. Sallee, during the Battle of Bataan


  1. ^ John G. Doll (1997). The Battling Bastards of Bataan. Merriam Press. pp. 126–. ISBN 978-1-57638-009-3.
  2. ^ The War in the Pacific: Fall of the Philippines. Government Printing Office. pp. 327–. GGKEY:6T0TQEZ946B.
  3. ^ Bill Schiller (15 January 1998). History of the Defenders of the Philippines Guam and Wake Islands 1941-1945. Turner Publishing Company. pp. 13–. ISBN 978-1-56311-405-2.

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