Vincent Focarile James
Rank: Technical Sergeant
War or Conflict: World War II
Years of Service: 5
Stormed the Beaches of Normandy on June 6, D-Day his 24th Birthday. He was awarded: The Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Conspicuous Service Award, The French Liberty Award and other awards. He was featured in Ken Browns PBS special about the Greatest Generation WWII Long Island NY Vets. Vincent was honorably discharged in September 1945 and married Gloria in October 1945.
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