Mukden Reunion

Col. McMahon received the following urgent request for assistance from Linda Anderson: We are Linda and Dave Anderson from El Paso Texas. We are hosting what is called the Mukden Reunion. 2 of these guys were on the Bataan Death March and 2 defended Corregidor til it was surrendered. These gentlemen were all in the same Japanese...

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VFW 2485 @ Capas 2015 – New Photos Added!

Col. McMahon has added a new gallery of photos taken at the 2015 Bataan Death March Observance by VFW Post 2485 memorial at the Capas National Shrine (Camp O’Donnell), featuring Boy Scout troop 485 and others. You can find this and many other photo galleries by clicking the GALLERIES link above or click here to go to this...

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Camp O’Donnell 2014 Gallery

President McMahon has added a new gallery of photos from the VFW Post 2485 and BSA Troop 485 Bataan Death March Observance, Camp O’Donnell 2014.

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70th Anniversary Leyte Landing

Col. McMahon has just finished adding captions to his gallery of photos from the 70th Anniversary of the Leyte Landing in the Philippines on October 20, 2014. You can find this and other Galleries of photos at the GALLERIES link above, or by clicking on the following link. 70th Anniversary of the Leyte Landing Photos...

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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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