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WWII Gallantry Grouping

  Lot # 054
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  • Lot # 054
  • System ID # 388905
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Gallantry Grouping consisting of a Government Engraved Bronze and Silver Star, which indicates that the recipient, Alex C. Bongiorno died in battle and his awards were given posthumously.  Both medals are in outstanding condition, feature the original box.  Included is a War Department card forwarding the awards, from Edward F. Witsell, Major General.  Some basic background on this hero: Bongiorno was a member of the 204th Engineer Combat Battalion.  Born in Wisconsin, he is buried in Luxembourg, and died March 3, 1945!