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 ...Click for more

Co. A - Minnesota Memorial March

During this month's MBDO Board Meeting, the topic came up of whether the other National Guard companies were still doing anything to ...Click for more

Pvt. Herbert C. Kirchhoff, Jr. - 1919-2015

The Maywood Bataan Day Organization joins with the friends and family of Herbert C. "Bud" Kirchhoff, Jr. in mourning his passing on ...Click for more

Nagasaki: We'll soon be free.

In August of 1945, at the age of 25, Pvt. Lester Tennenberg had been a prisoner of the Japanese for more than ...Click for more

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 ...Click for more

Memorial Lost - And Found!

MBDO President, Col. Richard McMahon, Jr., recently took on the task of assisting the family of one of the fallen heroes of ...Click for more

Capas Freedom March - April 2015

Col. McMahon has added a gallery of photos from the 2015 Capas Freedom March. Find it by clicking on the GALLERIES and ...Click for more

This Just In! POWs Rescued in Bataan!

I just purchased this photo from a dealer on eBay in Mexico City, Mexico. It's a photo of Maywood residents gather around ...Click for more
Mukden Reunion

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...
Co. A – Minnesota Memorial March

Co. A – Minnesota Memorial March

During this month’s MBDO Board Meeting, the topic came up of whether the other National Guard companies were still doing anything to memorialize the men of the 192nd. I came upon a posting on the Battle of Bataan Facebook group page that indicated that this...
Nagasaki: “We’ll soon be free.”

Nagasaki: “We’ll soon be free.”

In August of 1945, at the age of 25, Pvt. Lester Tennenberg had been a prisoner of the Japanese for more than 3 years. From 9 miles away, Lester watched the skies light up over Nagasaki, Japan from the explosion of an atomic bomb. 70 years later, he sums up the...
Memorial Lost – And Found!

Memorial Lost – And Found!

MBDO President, Col. Richard McMahon, Jr., recently took on the task of assisting the family of one of the fallen heroes of Co. B of the 192nd Tank Battalion. Sgt. Lawrence J. Jordan fought in the first tank battles on Bataan and later would be taken prisoner by the...
Dir. Brotonel thanked

Dir. Brotonel thanked

MBDO Director Ed Brotonel represented the MBDO at the Commemoration of Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) at the Kalayaan Hall of the Consulate General of the Philippines on April 9, 2015. He received this very nice letter of appreciation from the Consul General. Thank...
Fr. Ben Morin – 1920 – 2015

Fr. Ben Morin – 1920 – 2015

2nd Lt. Ben Morin fought the first US tank battle of WWII and was thought KIA for a time. He ended up as a POW and survived WWII to return home and make good on a promise he made to become a priest if he survived the war. He served as a priest for 68 years. We...
Last Surviving Co. A Member Dies

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...

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  • 2014 Veterans Day at MAC2014 Veterans Day at MAC
    Even on Christmas there’s no rest for some people. Col. McMahon has just completed updating the gallery “Veterans Day at Manila American Cemetery & Memorial 2014” and it is online for your review. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Maywood Bataan Day Organization. Please remember we need your support to continue our […]

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