Tag Archives: Italian American

Italian American WWII Hero: Albert N. Marchio

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

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The Philly Cheese Steak’s Italian American History

Excerpt from “6 Italian American Sandwiches That You Won’t Find in Italy” in NIAF’s Ambassador magazine, 2021 Spring Issue. Continue reading

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Italian American WWII Hero: Joseph Montopoli

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

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Italians Lynched in Tallulah, La., Honored with Historical Marker at Gravesite

On March 19, 2021, a Mississippi State Historical Marker was dedicated at the burial site of five Italians who were lynched in 1899. Continue reading

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Italian American WW2 Hero: Joseph Anthony Longo

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

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Italian American WWII Hero: Anthony W. Venezia Sr.

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

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Italian American WWII Hero: Leonard J. Verrilli

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

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Italian a Day: Peter Greco

NIAF da Vinci Council Member Robert M. Greco sent the Foundation this special submission about his father, the late Peter Greco (1952-2020) who sadly passed away on December 8. “There are no words to describe the true nature of this … Continue reading

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Italian American Youth in the Pandemic: Olivia Sales

By Olivia Sales NIAF’s Pensieri Blog is featuring Italian American youth that are finding ways to connect to their heritage during the pandemic. This entry was submitted by NIAF Member Olivia Sales. I am a student at Colorado State University-Pueblo, … Continue reading

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Italian American WWII Hero: James Vincent Clemente

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 using the tag #IAWW2Heroes on social media. This entry is a … Continue reading

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