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...
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...