Nicholas J. Sapone
My Father was the son of Giovanni and Cristina (Pisani) Sapone. Born in Lancaster Pa. on Oct. 16, 1926, Died April 6, 2012. Fought in the Battle of Luzon, Philippine Islands with the 112th Cavalry, 2nd Platoon, E Troop. Detached to the 5th Army Air Corp, 1037th Air Material Squad for Military Occupation Duties in Japan. Decorations and Citations; Army of Occupation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with Bronze Star,Philippine Liberation Ribbon with Bronze Star, WWII Victory Ribbon and The Combat Infantryman Badge. Like many veterans, My Father never spoke of the war, But I know, as he showed in his own way at times, he was proud to have served his Country. He's, dearly missed but will never be forgoten.