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Bataan Memorial Ceremony

Albuquerque, New Mexico

April 5, 2008


Photos by Jose Castillo and Morris Bitsie.

John Love, a Las Cruces, New Mexico native, was originally attached to Hq Btry 1BN 200th CA(AA). He was later transferred to C Btry 200th CA(AA). [BCMF]

Ernest Montoya, A Btry 515th CA(AA), and Andrew Miller, 19th Bomb Sqdr, 20th Bomb Group, were both surrendered on Corregidor. [BCMF]

Survivor Frank Lovato, Hq Btry 1BN 200th CA(AA), re-enlisted after liberation, and joined the Air Force, the uniform he is seen here wearing. [Castillo]

Survivor William Overmier, B Btry 200th CA(AA), slave labored in the shipyards at Yokohama, Japan. [Castillo]

Max Casaus and Socorra Silva

Mrs. Silva's husband, Agapito “Gap” Silva, passed away June 17, 2007. [Castillo]

Kulintang Ensemble [Castillo]

Joe S. Romero

A Btry 200th CA(AA) [Bitsie]

Chaplain Russo, NMNG [Castillo]

Faustino Olguin

A Btry 515th CA(AA) [Bitsie]