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Pvt. Clifford Wayne Fusselman was born on May 19, 1919, in Copan, Washington County, Oklahoma, to Clifford R. Fusselman and Dona V. Price-Fusselman. With his two sisters and brother, he grew up in Jefferson, Oklahoma, and graduated high school. After high school, he worked as a roustabout in the oil industry. He was known as […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Enoshima Maru
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PFC Steve George Gados Jr. was the son of Steve G. Gados Sr. and Louise Gados. He was born on August 19, 1918, in Chicago and lived at 1438 North Noble Street. His mother had been married previously and entered the marriage with seven children. Including Steve, his parents would have eight more children. After […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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[ The Years Before The War [[et_pb_column type=”2_5″ _builder_version=”3.21.4″]They were carefree kids before the war began. None of them could ever imagine that they would experience a living nightmare… [[et_pb_column type=”2_5″ _builder_version=”3.21.4″]  This flag is a replica of the 192nd Tank Battalion’s flag which was captured and destroyed by the Japanese when Bataan was surrendered. […]
Filed as: 192nd Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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[et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.21.4″ z_index_tablet=”500″] Click image to enlarge [et_pb_row use_custom_gutter=”on” gutter_width=”1″ custom_padding=”30px||0px|” padding_mobile=”on” make_equal=”on” column_padding_mobile=”on” background_color_2=”#ffffff” parallax_method_1=”off” parallax_method_2=”off” _builder_version=”3.21.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_color_1=”#ffffff” z_index_tablet=”500″]A picture from 1940 of the 32nd Tank Company Armory in Janesville, Wisconsin. Courtesy of Dennis Schoberle [/et_pb_cta][et_pb_row use_custom_gutter=”on” gutter_width=”1″ custom_padding=”0px||0px|” padding_mobile=”on” make_equal=”on” column_padding_mobile=”on” background_color_1=”#ffffff” background_color_2=”#ffffff” parallax_method_1=”off” parallax_method_2=”off” _builder_version=”3.21.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_cta title=”02″ […]
Filed as: 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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Pvt. Laddio Jake Gallia was born in 1916 in Lavaca County, Texas, to Jacob Gallia & Annie Zbranek-Gallia, who were Bohemian immigrants. It is known he had one brother, three half-sisters, and two half-brothers, and that his family resided in Justice Township, Nueces County, Texas, where worked as a farmhand. On March 17, 1941, Laddio […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Ernest Garcia Born: 7 November 1915 – Monterrey, MexicoParents: Mike & Mary GarciaSiblings: 1 sister, 1 step-brotherHome:– 227 West 17th Street – Port Arthur, TexasOccupation: lumberyard workerInducted:– U. S. Army– 18 March 1941 – Houston, TexasTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– basic training– Camp Polk, Louisiana– assigned to 753rd Tank Battalion– 192nd Tank Battalion ordered overseas […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Thomas Hodges Garland was born on April 7, 1919, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Thomas A. Garland & Bertha Kiser-Garland. His family resided in Newburgh Heights and later in Lakewood, Ohio. He left school after completing his first year of high school. Thomas was drafted into the U.S. Army on March 28, 1941, and sent […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Canadian Inventor
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PFC George Stanton Garman was born on October 18, 1917, to Stephen Garman and Mabel May-Garman and raised in Fort Recovery, Ohio, with his sister and three brothers. He would later live outside of Celina, Ohio, and work on the family farm. On February 5, 1941, he was inducted into the U. S. Army and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd Tank Battalion, 194th – C Co.
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Pvt. Carl E. Garr was the son of Alfred & Lena Garr on February 13, 1917, in Kiowa, Oklahoma, but he was raised in the town of Mayhill, in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. It is known he had one brother and one sister. He joined the army in 1940 and took basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Clyde Maru
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Pvt. J. C. Garrett was born on November 24, 1915, in Caddo County, Louisiana, to Charles & Mattie Garrett. With his two sisters and three brothers grew up in Panola County, Texas, on the family farm. He attended Greenwood High School, in Greenwood, Louisiana, but he left high school to work on the family farm. On […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Clyde Maru
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