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Last Surviving Co. A Member Dies

Received the sad news today that the last surviving member of Co. A, Pvt. Albert DuBois of the 192nd Tank Battalion passed away on August 3rd. Albert DuBois was a tank driver and survived the Death March, Cabanatuan imprisonment, hell ships and slave labor. He was 94 years old. We join his family and friends in honoring his service...

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70th Anniversary of Bataan Day In Chicago

Remarks of Major Edwin H. Walker, IV, USMC, Vice President, Maywood Bataan Day Organization At the Philippine Consulate, Chicago, Illinois, on April 4, 2012 Ladies and gentlemen! It is a great honor to be present on this auspicious occasion to celebrate the 70th Commemoration or “Platinum Jubilee” of Bataan Day in the...

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Bataan Falls – 70 years ago today

This is the day, and this is the time. As I write this, it is about 8am in Manila in the Philippines. 70 years ago, Gen. King was on his way to a meeting with Japanese Maj. Gen. Kameichiro Nagano to negotiate surrender terms. Much has been written about this event, and I won’t go into the details here again (great details...

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