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Greenpoint World War II Memorial

  • Location: Union and Metropolitan Avenues
  • Description: Stele with tablet
  • Materials: Red granite (polished), bronze
  • Dimensions: Stele H: 5'8" W: 44 1/4"; Tablet H: 23 1/4" W: 30 1/4"
  • Donor: American Legion
  • Inscription: Stele:
    THAT WE BE FREE /

    Tablet:
    1941 1945 / THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED TO THE MEN OF THIS/ COMMUNITY WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN WORLD WAR II /
    SSGT. ADAMS, V.J. --- PFC. D'AMATO, L.C. --- SGT. GWIAZDOWSKI, M. --- PVT. PROTO, L. / PFC. ARETINO, D.C. --- SGT. DEODATI, K. --- PFC. KAZAKEVICJ, V.L. --- PVT. RUBINETTI, J. / PVT. BIANCO, A.J. --- CPL. DESIO, J.S. --- LT. KORBELAK, S. --- PFC. RUBINETTI, J. / SFC BIELINSKI, J. --- PVT. DOMANICO, T.J. --- PFC. LA ROCCA, P.F. --- TCPL. RUSSO, J.A. / SSGT. BILASZ, S. --- PVT. FALCO, R. --- SGT. LA TORRE, G.M. --- PFC. SACCONE, A. /
    PFC. BOSCO, F.C. --- CPL. FALTER, F.F. --- SGT. LAWOR, G. --- PVT. SANTA MARIA, C. / PVT. BUONAGURO, J.A. --- PFC. FARANDA, F.F. --- PVT. LEONARD, E.A. --- PVT. SCHETTINO, V. / PFC. BUSRUS, A. --- 1ST LT. FEDERICO, D.J. --- PFC. LIGUORI, D.A. --- PVT. SCHMIEDER, A.J. / PVT. CALIENDO, P. --- PFC. FERONE, J.P. --- SFC. LOMBARDI, V.J. --- PFC. SCUDIERE, V. / PFC. CANDELA, S. --- CPL. FILL, J. --- PFC. LOMUTO, F.S. --- PFC. SEVERINO, C. / PFC. CARBONE, R. --- PVT. FORGIONE, V. --- PVT. MADDALONI, L. --- CPL. SIJEWIC, A. / CMOM. CHESTARO, T.W. --- PFC. FORLANO, L.A. --- PVT. MASCIA, V.J. --- SSGT. TAFURI, G. / TSGT. CHIAFARI, F.J. --- PVT. FRANZESE, S. --- PVT. MAZZA, N. --- CPL. THOMAS, A.J. / SSGT. CHIPICHETTA, J.A. --- COX. FURINO, L.A. --- CPL. MONTEFORTE, F.J. --- PFC. TITANO, S.C. / PFC. CIA, J. --- PVT. GAGAS, C.J. --- PFC. MURAWSKI, M. --- PVT. UVINO, A. P. / PFC. CIANTRO, JR., P. --- PL.SGT, GATTO, J.D. --- CPL. PACIA, M.A. --- PFC. VELOTTA, F.P. / CPL. CIFALDI, J. --- LT.FR. GIORGIO, E.J. --- PFC. PALLADINO, F.D. --- SSGT. VINTIS, C.V. / SGT. CIMINO, V.J. --- PVT. GRASSANO, N. --- PVT. PECORA, F.D. --- PFC. VITACCO, S. / PFC. CORTWRIGHT, W.H. --- PVT. GUIDICE, A.M. --- PFC. PIZZONIA, A. --- SFC. YODICE, G. I. / PVT. GUIDICE, J.V. --- PFC. POPPOPA, J. / ERECTED BY THE TWENTY-SEVEN MEMORIAL POST NO. 1751, AMERICAN LEGION /

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namingsoften in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, butnot necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the yearlisted reflects the date of installation.

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