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        World War II Veteran Edward LaPorta 
- Tech Sergeant, Army | Georgia Oral History

        Mr. Edward LaPorta, born June 21, 1917, served as a Tech Sergeant in the U.S. Army in the North African Theater and was present at the Battle of Kasserine Pass. Mr. LaPorta explains how he actively worked to sabotage Italian munitions in Reggio while being held as a prisoner of war. He also recounts violations of the Geneva Conventions in his prison camp and why he carried a man 83 miles at the risk of losing his own life.


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