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...

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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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