Bataan Day 2004 found at last!

Somewhere along the way, we had misplaced our Bataan Day 2004 gallery of photos. We’re happy to say we have found those photos and they are now posted in our GAllery section — linked above. You can also go directly to the gallery page by clicking here.

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2008 Harrodsburg Commemorative Event

President McMahon and Jim Opolony of the Proviso East Bataan Commemorative Project were invited guests at this event. President McMahon took photos of some of the illustrations at that event and those photos are below.

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Co. D Information

Company ‘D’ consisted mostly of men from the Harrodsburg, KY area. From the Kentucky History Society web page: Harrodsburg Tank Battalion, 192nd: Survivors of the Bataan Death March Oral History Project. The Japanese invaded the Philippines in December 1941 and captured Manila on January 2, 1942. American and Filipino...

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Co. C Web Pages

  From the Ida Rupp Public Library website (use link below for the full text)…   “Inducted into federal service on November 25, 1940, forty-two men from the Port Clinton area departed four days later for training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, where more men were added to the unit. After training and maneuvers at...

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The Janesville 99: Against All Odds

From the Rock County Historical Society website   The story of those who served in Company “A” of the 192nd Tank Battalion (a group also known as the “Janesville 99”) is a story of bravery, tragedy, and disbelief that takes us from Janesville, Wisconsin to the South Pacific during the second World...

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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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