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...