Editors Note: This year, we will be making a special effort to remember each and every known member of the 192nd Tank Battalion. As part of that remembrance, we will list each day the members who were killed or died on that date, along with links for additional information as available. We look forward to your comments.

March 1, 1969

Sgt. James A. Bird (B)

Sgt. Bird

Sgt. Bird

Sgt. James A. Bird survived the Death March, Capas boxcars, hell ships and slave labor in a steel mill in Japan. He died on this date in 1969 in California. He is buried in Culpeper, Virginia.

Learn more about Sgt. Bird here: http://bataanproject.com/Bird.html