Virginia Heroes

John Francis Colarusso

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: May 4, 1920

Entered: October 11, 1940
Discharged: August 12, 1945
Died In: N/A
Awards: Army Seal, Good Conduct Medal, Prisoner of War Medal, WWII Victory Medal

Was in Ardennes and at the Battle of the Bulge. Was captured in St. Vith, Belgium in 1944. Was a POW until April (1944), when escaped on third attempt.

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