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Frank John Blazina [Blazing], None

conflict:World War II
serial number:39682305
location:Camp Douglas, California; Camp Roberts, California; North Africa, Sicily, and Europe. 505th Infantry Regiment Parachute.
enlistment date:March 4, 1942
place enlisted:Fort Douglas, UT
discharge date:Nov. 20, 1944
place discharged:
decorations: Bronze Star Medal (1941-)
Purple Heart (1932-)
history:Participated in the D-Day invasion, parachuting behind enemy lines in France.
service documents:
references:Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Aug. 9, 1914
birth place:Chisholm, MN
home town:Monroe Location, MN
date of death:Jan. 26, 1956
father:Blazina, Matt
mother:Blazina, Kate (Polich)
school:Chisholm High School

Last update: 11/06/2015