Can You Help Identify These Men?

Over the years, there have been many attempts made to identify all the men pictured on the famous “Lido Theater Bataan Mural”. The original picture, a copy of which hangs in the board room of the Maywood Public Library, has a legend at the bottom that does not really correspond completely with the figures in the mural....

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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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Maywood Bataan Day 2017 – 10 Sep 2017

We are currently finishing up preparations for the 75th Anniversary of Maywood Bataan Day. As always, Bataan Day will be commemorated in Maywood on the second Sunday in September. This year that is September 10, 2017. Festivities begin with music provided by the 144th Ceremonial Band from the Illinois National Guard. Our keynote...

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Last of the 192nd

After discovering that both survivors from Co. C of the 192nd passed away in 2016 – Pvt. Harmon and Pvt. Naymick – it is great to hear that the last surviving member of the 192nd Tank Battalion, Pvt. William L. Arnold (Co. D), is still doing well in Montana. Here is an article from the local news telling of his 100th...

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Kovach Home – At Last

Nearly 75 years after he died in the hellish prison camp known as Cabanatuan, SPC John Kovach, Jr. returns to Port Clinton, OH. His family, friends and loving fellow Americans are there to show their undying love and respect for the sacrifice he and his family made in WWII. The words that appeared above the Lido Theater picture of...

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Director Goran Anderson Dead At Age 92

[Death date corrected, Ed.] The Maywood Bataan Day Organization joins the family and friends of Goran Anderson in mourning his passing on June 9th. Goran had been a director on the board of the Maywood Bataan Day Organization for many years. He was a faithful volunteer and a stickler for getting things done – and done right....

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