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Fred Koebig, UCLA WWII Casualty

PRESS RELEASE: UCLA Alumni Assoc. Honors World War II Casualties in Veterans Day Event, Beigel to Speak

  Press Release: WWII Researcher and Historian Bill Beigel Presents Research of 273 UCLA Bruins Killed in World War II Click here to reserve your tickets for the event. Click here for complete event...
Rosemarie Maze, US Navy, following WWII
Rosemarie Maze, US Navy, following WWII
Rosemarie Maze, US Navy, following WWII

Remembering the Fallen: WWII Veterans of UCLA, Major Robert C. Maze

Rosemarie and Robert Maze are the only military couple included in my Veterans Day speech for the UCLA Alumni Association on November 9. Please join me at UCLA if you’re in Los Angeles that day. Pictured: Rosemarie Maze, US Navy, receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross on behalf of her husband, Marine Major Robert C. Maze. Major Maze, commander of Fighter Squadron 511, was shot down in the battle for Okinawa. The Distinguished Flying Cross citation reads, in part: "For heroism and...
Bill Beigel

UCLA Veterans Day Commemorative: “Remembering the Fallen”

UCLA Alumni Association Hosts Veterans Day Commemorative Featured Speaker: WW2 Researcher and Historian William L. "Bill "Beigel   On the eve of UCLA’s Veterans Day Ceremony, author and World War II researcher, UCLA alumnus, historian, and researcher William L. Beigel '80, MA '83, will offer a timely account of the heroic Bruins who served America and gave their lives during WWII. Mr. Beigel will share how 273 Bruin students, faculty and alumni died in active duty, including...