A Currahee lost in battle, remembered in our hearts

Cosmo Ciano


Pvt Cosmo Ciano was killed in action on June 6, 1944 in the D Day invasion of France. He was missing in action for a four days. His tombstone reads:

COSMO CIANO

23 years old - Died on June 6, 1944

SACRIFICED HIS YOUNG LIFE

ON FRENCH TERRITORY

HIS REMAINS RETURNED TO HIS NATIVE SOIL

MAY HE REST IN PEACE



Remembered by Carlo Di Nitto and his hometown Gaeta Italy.

IN MEMORY

OF OUR FELLOW CITIZEN

COSMO CIANO

WHO DEDICATED HIS YOUNG LIFE

TO THE ALTAR OF LIBERTY

MAY HIS SACRIFICE NOT BE IN VAIN

I Marinai di Gaeta

(The Sailors of Gaeta)

 

Parachutist BadgeCombat Infantry Badge506th Unit Crest

 

 

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