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Of Special Note…

Of Special Note… Interesting facts about the men of the 192nd, as well as their families.   Robert Brooks, D Company, an African-American, was the first tanker killed in WWII at Clark Field. Brooks Field at Fort Knox, Kentucky is named in his honor. Henry Deckert, B Company, was the first tanker KIA in tank to tank...

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Amazing Video of Bataan Day 2017

Thanks to Director Kyle FitzGerald for this amazing video of the 75th Anniversary of Bataan Day in Maywood. And a special thanks to all who participated and all who attended. Gratitude also to Dan Perkins, Event Coordinator/Consultant for this...

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A Doughboy in Maywood

This year, the Maywood Bataan Day Organization marks the 75th Anniversary of the original Maywood Bataan Day on September 10th, beginning at 2pm at Maywood’s Veteran Memorial Maywood Park at 1st Avenue and Oak Street in Maywood. As the largest and longest running World War II commemorative event in the Chicago area, we are...

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Bataan Day 2017 – Press Release

Maywood Bataan Day Organization PRESS RELEASE Contact Information: Col. Richard A. McMahon, Jr. (USA, Ret.), President Phone: (708) 366-8761 Email: Ramcmahon1@aol.com Website URL: http://mbdo.org Alternate Contact: Maj. Edwin H. Walker IV (USMC) Phone: (708) 345-7077   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Maywood Veterans – A Century...

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