First U.S. Tank Commander to Engage Enemy Forces in World War II, Maywood Native, Dies

Ben Morin, left, the first U.S. tank commander to engage enemy forces in World War II and the last surviving officer of the National Guard’s famed 192nd Tank Battalion, has died at a retirement home for Catholic priests in Michigan. Caption and photo by Illinois National Guard. Wednesday, April 29, 2015 || Originally Published: Illinois National Guard || 4/28/15 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The last surviving officer … Continue reading First U.S. Tank Commander to Engage Enemy Forces in World War II, Maywood Native, Dies