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Pennsylvania WWII Veterans Bonus Application for Anthony J. Fiorentino.

Anthony enlisted in the Army at New Cumberland, PA on 28 March 1942.  His first two years of military service is unknown.

On 31 March 1944 Pfc Fiorentino was transferred from Hq FFRD #8 to Hq Hq, 508th PIR.

He was then he was listed as seriously wounded in action in Holland on 12 October 1944.

Pfc Fiorentino was able to return to the company on 6 November 1944. As was typical, he was then transferred to Service Company until declared fit for combat duty.  He returned on Hq Hq on 13 December 1944.

On 31 May 1945 Pvt Fiorentino was transferred to the 13th Airborne Division.  He was discharged on 23 November 1945.

Anthony's military decorations include the Purple Heart and the Bronze Service Arrowhead device awarded for participation in the Normandy assault.



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