1/11 Apolonio Reyes - Company E - 1940

2/11 Company E - Lecture Series - 2017

3/11 Company E - Lecture - El Paso, Texas - 2017

4/11 Alex Rivas - With Dave Gutierrez - Company E - 2017

5/11 Apolonio Reyes, Tony and Andres Saucedo - 1940

6/11 Apolonio Reyes, Tony, Andres, and Juan Saucedo - 1940

7/11 Apolonio Reyes - Company E - 1940

8/11 Apolonio Reyes and Aunt Elena - 1940

9/11 Cpl. Alfredo Lozano - Company E - 1940

10/11 Cpl. Alfredo Lozano - Company E - 1940

11/11 Apolonio Reyes Wedding - 1940

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Reyes was a member of Rifle Company E, 141st U.S. Army Infantry, 36th Division, which was a National Guard unit activated in 1940. It had a vital role in the liberation of Rome during World War II. Died September 25, 2017, he was 96 years old. The company is documented as one of the toughest fighting units in the Army and consisted of mostly Hispanics from Bowie, Austin and El Paso high schools.

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1940 - 1949), War

  • Reyes

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David Grabitske to the left of the image, Director of the El Paso Museum of History. Dave Gutierrez to right of the image is author of "Patriots From The Barrio." Lecture took place on August 10, 2017 - El Paso Museum of History.

Central / Downtown, (2010 - 2019), Cultural Heritage

  • Company E
  • Dave Gutierrez
  • David Grabitske

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Dave Gutierrez gives lecture on Company E - downtown El Paso, Texas. Dave Gutierrez to left of the image is author of "Patriots From The Barrio." Lecture took place on August 10, 2017 - El Paso Museum of History. Company E was comprised of soldiers from Texas, mostly from the Segundo Barrio and Bowie High School of El Paso, Texas. The only Mexican-American unit in the army during World War II, who served bravery in the liberation of Rome during the war.

Central / Downtown, (2010 - 2019), Cultural Heritage

  • Dave Gutierrez
  • Company E

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Alex Rivas from El Paso, Texas was an original member of Company E Texas National Guard. Photograph was taken with Dave Gutierrez and Alex's family. Taken at the El Paso Museum of History, downtown El Paso, Texas. Lecture was given by Dave Gutierrez author of the " Patriots From The Barrio." Story of the men from Company E.

Central / Downtown, (2010 - 2019), Cultural Heritage

  • Company E
  • Dave Gutierrez

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Apolonio Reyes (left) with Tony and Andres Saucedo - Company E.

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1940 - 1949), War

  • Apolonio Reyes
  • Tony and Andres Saucedo

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Apolonio Reyes (standing middle) with Tony, Andres, and Juan Saucedo - Company E.

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1940 - 1949), War

  • Apolonio Reyes
  • Company E
  • soldiers
  • Company E
  • Juan Saucedo
  • WW II
  • Compañía E
  • soldados
  • Segunda Guerra Mundial

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Apolonio Reyes on the beach in Florida. He was a member of Company E. The company is documented as one of the toughest fighting units in the Army and consisted of mostly Hispanics from Bowie, Austin and El Paso high schools.

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1940 - 1949), War

  • Apolonio Reyes

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Apolonio Reyes visiting his Aunt Elena. Location is unknown - could be El Paso, Texas. Apolonio Reyes was a member of the famous Company E in World War II.

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1940 - 1949), War

  • Elena
  • Apolonio Reyes

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Photograph was taken at Camp Bowie a United States National Guard training center located in west central Texas on the southern outskirts of Brownwood. Photograph is of Alfredo Lozano who received the purple heart. Company E, was comprised of soldiers from El Paso, Texas, mostly from the Segundo Barrio and Bowie High School.On a mission to Monte Cassino between Jan. 20-23, 1944, its members were ordered to cross the Rapido River in southern Italy. They walked into a fight with German forces that's now considered the greatest military blunder of World War II. Those who weren't killed were wounded or captured

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1940 - 1949), War

  • Cpl. Alfredo Lozano
  • Company E

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Photograph was taken at Camp Bowie a United States National Guard training center located in west central Texas on the southern outskirts of Brownwood. Photograph is of Alfredo Lozano who received the purple heart. Company E, was comprised of soldiers from El Paso, Texas, mostly from the Segundo Barrio and Bowie High School.On a mission to Monte Cassino between Jan. 20-23, 1944, its members were ordered to cross the Rapido River in southern Italy. They walked into a fight with German forces that's now considered the greatest military blunder of World War II. Those who weren't killed were wounded or captured

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1940 - 1949), War

  • Cpl. Alfredo Lozano
  • Company E

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Apolonio Reyes wedding, he was a member of Company E. The company is documented as one of the toughest fighting units in the Army and consisted of mostly Hispanics from Bowie, Austin and El Paso high schools.

Central / South Central, (1940 - 1949), Celebration

  • Wedding
  • Company E
  • Apolonio Reyes
  • boda
  • Compañía E
  • military
  • faith

El Paso, TX was home of members of Company E.

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