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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Pvt. Andrew J. Aquila – Co. B, 192nd – 1918 – 2011

Just received word from David Aquila, son of Andrew J. Aquila, Co. B, 192md Tank Battalion, that Mr. Aquila passed away on the 28th of November, 2011, age 93. Andrew Aquila was a Death March and Hell Ship survivor. His travails on Bataan and in the custody of the Japanese Imperial Army are detailed in a great article written by his...

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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 Fort Knox and...

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