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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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Louis Zamperini – Dead At 97

We take a moment to remember a friend of the Maywood Bataan Day Organization, as well as a true survivor. Louis Zamperini, Olympic track star, WWII POW, and survivor, died this month at the age of 97. There is so much to his life, no blog post could do him justice. We recommend you pick up the excellent retelling of his story in...

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Call for photos, memorabilia

Do you have photos or memorabilia related to Maywood Bataan Day? Before you consign it to Goodwill, or worse, please consider giving it to the Maywood Bataan Day Organization. We will catalog and preserve the items, share them with interested parties, and see that they are accorded the respect they deserve. All items are tax...

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Joy – Tempered By Great Loss

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

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