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Italian American WWII Hero: Joseph LaTorre Jr.
Launched in 2020 to remember the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, NIAF is recognizing Italian Americans who sacrificed, served and defended peace, freedom and democracy during the war through the #IAWW2Heroes initiative. This entry is a … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Army, Battle of the Bulge, Europe, Germany, Italian American, Italian American WWII Heroes, Italian immigrants, LaTorre, Pearl Harbor, Puglia, San Jose, US Army, WWII 1 Comment
The (Italian) Declaration of Independence
On the 4th of July, it’s important to remember that a key stone in the foundation of our country’s understanding of democracy was put in place by none other than an Italian by the name of Filippo Mazzei. Born just … Continue reading
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Italy’s “No” Vote: What it means for Italians, Italian Americans, and the World
By Lisa Femia, NIAF Manager of Public Policy On Monday evening, December 5th, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi looked solemnly in the face of political defeat and submitted his resignation to Italian President Sergio Mattarella. Italian voters had decisively rejected … Continue reading
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Visiting Europe! Setting the record straight on visiting Europe… By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com As we begin to approach the end of 2015, the top 3 tourist destinations in Europe are: Visitors from all over the world … Continue reading
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