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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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Joy – Tempered By Great Loss

Scans from the Chicago Daily News, August 31,...

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Vet’s Day at the MAC – 2013 Gallery

MBDO Pres. Col. Richard A. McMahon has finished compiling annotating and uploading photos from his recent trip to the Manila American Cemetery in the Philippines to commemorate Veteran’s Day. You can find those photos under the GALLERIES link above or click...

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1943 – “Sunday is Bataan Day”

From The Herald, Thursday, September 9, 1943. Author unknown. Bataan Day Sunday is Bataan Day– Yesterday a man complained because his “A” card wouldn’t carry him to the country club…. Sunday is Bataan Day. Yesterday a work man complained because 20 percent was coming out of his pay envelope each week....

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