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Rudolph Paul Vitali, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:37570906
location:European Theater of Operations: France and Germany.
enlistment date:June 30, 1943
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Nov. 26, 1948
place discharged:Fort Meade, MD
decorations: Army of Occupation Medal (1946-)
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Marksmanship Badge
Service Star(s)
World War II Victory Medal (1941-1946)
history:Served in U.S. Third Army, Army Service Forces, Army Occupation Forces Northern France Campaign 25 July-14 September 1944 Rhineland Campaign 15 September 1944-21 March 1945 U.S. Army Occupation Forces 1945-1947
service documents:Army discharge papers and certificates (per Rudolph's son).

Personal Information

date of birth:Jan. 17, 1925
birth place:Chisholm, MN
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:Aug. 10, 2013
father:Joseph Vitali
mother:Anna (Gallinatti) Vitali
siblings:Alex Vitali, Julio Vitali, Righetta Pagliaccetti, Dominica "Minnie" Vercellino, Catherine Choidi, Zelinda Hendrickson, Tillie Maturi, Mary Bachnik, Elvira Hooper, Anita Volk, Josephine Carpenter.

Last update: 1/25/2022