Sicilian Judge Anthony Alaimo, an American Hero

ISBN-10: 0881461253
ISBN-13: 9780881461251
Authors: Vincent Coppola
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The son of illiterate, but deeply religious Sicilian immigrants, US District Court Judge Anthony Alaimo shined shoes and cut hair in Jamestown, New York, to pay for his college education. (He was the Golden Gloves boxer attending the quiet Methodist College.) As a POW, he participated in the world-famous Great Escape, and later broke out on his own, making his way through German lines into Switzerland. A mother¿s love, religious faith, and ferocious patriotism transform an impoverished immigrant boy into one of the Greatest Generation heroes. This book takes us inside the incandescent life and tumultuous times of Judge Anthony Alaimo, WWII bomber pilot, POW, and indomitable escape artist,…    

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Mercer University Press Number of pages: 282 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 1.606 lbs. Language: English