Thursday, September 28, 2017

WWII veteran, Bataan Death March survivor gets his medals

WWII veteran, Bataan Death March survivor gets his medals
Joe Romero spent 42 months as a prisoner of war, mostly doing hard labor in a lead and zinc mine, but also serving on “burial duty,” his daughter, Ana Marie Gonzales, said.
“My dad said there was nothing more beautiful than seeing the flag when he was liberated,” Gonzales said.
As a kid, my Dad reminded me of Maywood and Bataan everytime we passed Bataan Drive.

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