Maywood Bataan Day Album

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Bataan Day 2014

MBDO thanks participants: Generoso D.G. Calonge, Philippine Consul General in Chicago; Edwenna Perkins, Mayor, Village of Maywood; The Families of 192nd Tank Battalion Veterans: George E. Dravo, Nicholas F. Fryziuk, Emmett F. Gibson, Alexander Gorr, William P. Hullihan, Harry Jerele, Raymond P. Mason, & Norman F. Spencer; Command Sergeant Major Mark W. Bowman, Keynote Speaker; Memorial Prayer: Rev. Jacques A. Conway; Benediction: Chaplain Father Cesar Pajarillo, Captain, US Army; Dupage Chapter, Vietnow Color Guard, Jeff Agonath, Chair; The American Legion, Howard H. Rohde Post 888, Al Pizzaro, Commander; US Army Chaplain Father Cesar Pajarillo & MBDO Director Barry Cicero for providing many of the photos; Steve & Alex Gibson for our sound system; A special thanks to US Navy Commander Thomas Lisowski for the support from Navy Junior ROTC Students, Proviso East High School.

Bataan Day 2013

MBDO thanks Consul General Leo M. Herrera-Lim for his support of Bataan Day 2013 in Maywood. Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins thanked for jointly sponsoring Bataan Days with MBDO. American Legion Dept. of Illinois Commander Bernard Stegmueller, Special Aide to Dept. Commander Barry Cicero, and First Div. Commander Pete Hirt thanked for participating in Bataan Day 2013.

Bataan Day 2012

Thanks go to Commander Wayne Wagner, American Legion, Dept. of Illinois, for participating in Bataan Day 2012 in Maywood. Visit www.mbdo.org to view the Maywood Bataan Day Official Program used in our annual memorial services.

Bataan Day 2011

Photos in process

Bataan Day 2010

Guest Speakers BG Huber and author John Lukacs.

Bataan Day 2009

Bataan Day 2008

Bataan Day 2007

Bataan Day 2006

Pictures from the 2006 Maywood Bataan Day Memorial Service in Maywood, IL

Bataan Day 2005

Bataan Day 1997

From the collection of Estrella Alamar

Bataan Day 1992

Pat Besaw Photo Collection

Bataan Day 1991

Pat Besaw Photo Collection

Bataan Day 1990

The "last" Maywood Bataan Day. Courtesy of Pat Besaw Photo Collection

Bataan Day 1986

From the collection of Estrella Alamar

Bataan Day 1985

From the collection of Estrella Alamar

Bataan Day 1984

From the collection of Estrella Alamar

Bataan Day 1976

Bataan Day 1975

Bataan Day 1965

Bataan Day 1963

A selection of photos from 1963 Maywood Bataan Day. Thank you to Bruce Zimmerman for sharing the photos taken by his father Robert L. Zimmerman. A WW II US Navy vet who served attached to a Seabees unit throughout the war.

Bataan Day 1961

Recently discovered photos from Bataan Day 1961.

Bataan Day 1960

30,000 spectators watched the Bataan Day parade on 9/11/1960. Col Ted Wickord attended and made a live phone call from the ceremony to Camp Murphy in the Philippines.

Bataan Day 1960

Pat Besaw Photo Collection

Bataan Day 1955

Pat Besaw Photo Collection

Bataan Day 1953

Pat Besaw Photo Collection

Bataan Day 1946

Selection of articles from the Maywood Herald about Bataan Day 1946 (the year the Tank was dedicated).

Bataan Day 1942