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Alioto, John

Date of birth:
May 2nd, 1915
Date of death:
February 25th, 1945
Nationality:
American

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Unit:
415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division "Timberwolf", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1945
Action:
(...) "During this action Sgt. John ALIOTO, Company K, 415th Infantry, although severely wounded, exposed himself to enemy fire to place accurate fire on a machine gun until it was knocked out. On reaching his command post he succumbed to his wounds."
Details:
Posthumously: Headquarters, 104th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 86
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Unit:
415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division "Timberwolf", U.S. Army
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Purple Heart

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