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Apache Indians are prisoners of Japs

 

FEB. 9, 1943 The former chief of the Mescalero Apache tribal council, Homer Yahnozha, is a prisoner of the Japanese in the Philippines, reservation officials were notified today.

Yahnozha and Bruce Klinekole, another Apache who was also reported a prisoner, were members of the 200th coast artillery, and saw action in the Bataan campaign.

 

See: Mukden POWs

 

Zaragosa Zamora was the first man from La Joya, Texas to die in WWII.

THE NAMES PROJECT
A B C D
E F G H
IJ K L M
N O P Q
R S T UV
W YZ    

NAME

W = West Side of Park

E = East Side of Park

UNIT & BATTERY

 

EXAMPLE:

Homer Yahnozha was attached to F Battery, 200th Coast Artillery (Anti-aircraft). The column bearing the names of the men of F Btry, 200th CA(AA) is located on the West side of Bataan Memorial Park.

 

An (*) designates those men known to have died overseas.

 

ARE YOU SEEING THE PICTURES & STORIES ON THE RIGHT? FOLLOWING THE LINKS WITHIN THE LIST OF NAMES?

  Yahnozha Homer   W-200F
  Yates Otis A. W-200C
  Ybaben Erminio L. E-515D
  Yonan Frank L. E-515F
* Young James R. E-515B
* Young Robert E. W-200F
  Youngblood Vernon A. W-200G
* Zamora Zaragosa C. W-200D
  Zarate Israel G. W-Officer
* Zaruba Jerry C. E-515C
  Zender Richard L. W-200A
* Zimmer George E. W-200H
  Zimmerman Willard F. W-200RegHq
* Zumwalt Fred W. W-200RegHq