Bataan Day Tank Dedication – 1946

Steve Gibson, MBDO Board member and son of survivor Emmett Gibson, recently purchased a couple of newspaper photos and shares them with the MBDO. These two photos are heart-wrenching in their sadness, but uplifting in their resolve. The photos were taken during the dedication of the tank memorial in Maywood on Bataan Day in 1946....

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Vets Day at MAC 2017

Col. McMahon has completed his updates on the great new gallery of photos from the Veterans Day Ceremonies at the Manila American Ceremony, this past November. Click GALLERIES in the menu at the top of the page, then PHILIPPINE EVENTS ALBUM to find these and other photos. You can go directly to the new gallery by clicking...

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Bataan Day 2017 Gallery Now Available

President McMahon has completed his work on the Bataan Day 2017 photo gallery and it is available for your viewing. Please click here to view the gallery, or click on GALLERIES above and MAYWOOD BATAAN DAY ALBUM. The scroll to find Bataan Day...

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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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Village To Retain Control of Veterans Park

Recent discussions by the Maywood Village Board and Maywood Park District will probably result in most of the parks in Maywood being turned over to the Maywood Park District, but the Village decided to retain control over the Veterans Park where the Maywood Bataan Day memorials, as well as other veteran memorials are. Given our...

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New Gallery – Capas Freedom March 2017

Col. McMahon continues to update this gallery, but it is now available for your preview. Go to GALLERIES > PHILIPPINE EVENTS ALBUM and scroll to CAPAS FREEDOM MARCH 2017 or CLICK HERE to view.

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