Rev. Father Vincent Capodanno, MM (1929 - 1967)

Rev. Father Vincent Capodanno, MM (1929 - 1967)

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Birth: Feb. 13, 1929
Elm Park
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1967, Vietnam

Viet Nam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. In the years since his death on a Vietnam battlefield, there have been many tribues in his memory. Sons of Marines have been named after him, so have military chapels, city streets and a Navy frigate, which has since been decommissioned. He was born last in a family of nine, his parents Italian Americans. He attended Curtis High School w

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