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Mike Colalillo

Mike Colalillo

(1925 – 2011)

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(1925 – 2011)

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(1925 – 2011)
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This is a tribute dedicated to Mike Colalillo. Michael "Mike" Colalillo was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.
Mike Colalillo joined the Army from Duluth, Minnesota in February 1944, and by April 7, 1945 was serving as a private first class in Company C, 398th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division. On that day, near Untergriesheim, Germany, he encouraged his comrades to follow him into enemy fire, manned an exposed machine gun, and helped a wounded soldier back to friendly lines. For his actions during the battle, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on January 9, 1946.
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passed away on the 30th December 2011. This is an online memorial dedicated to his life. May he rest in peace.
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Mike Colalillo

This is a tribute dedicated to Mike Colalillo. Michael "Mike" Colalillo was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.
Mike Colalillo joined the Army from Duluth, Minnesota in February 1944, and by April 7, 1945 was serving as a private first class in Company C, 398th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division. On that day, near Untergriesheim, Germany, he encouraged his comrades to follow him into enemy fire, manned an exposed machine gun, and helped a wounded soldier back to friendly lines. For his actions during the battle, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on January 9, 1946.
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