I am seeking where to find information on PFC Blasco Buscemi who served in the US ARMY during WWII. He was born on 8/15/1922 and died on 10/26/1944. We know he was in North Africa in July of 1944 and he died in France. The Major General was Edward F Witsell. He was awarded a Purple Heart and Silver Star. I appreciate any help.
For a trip this fall to several European WWII sites, I am conducting research for a friend into the deaths in action of his two great-uncles, SGT Archie Vaughn and PFC Otis Vaughn. The Vaughn brothers were twins fighting together in the 2nd Bn 2nd Infantry Regiment of the 5th Infantry Division. They were posthumously awarded Silver Stars for their… Show more
I am seeking where a soldier (my uncle) was killed in World War II. Army PFC Blasco J Buscemi. He was born in Bergen County New Jersey. He died on October 26, 1944 somewhere in France. His personnel files were likely destroyed in the archives fire. He was killed in action helping Company A according to a letter to his parents written by Major… Show more
My grandfather was killed in WWII and returned to the U.S. as part of the repatriation program. His body arrived by ship at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in January 1949. It was then placed on a mortuary car (train) and transported to Indiana via an Army distribution center in Columbus, OH. Are there existing records that would show the train(s) that… Show more