Tag: Carl Liture

Liture goes to bat for the museum

World War II Navy Veteran Carl Liture may be 92 but there’s plenty of fight left in him. When he heard our donation box was a little worse for the wear, he sprang into action, crafting a Plexiglas replacement, decorating it in the colors of America and Italy, and bestowing it upon the museum. Many thanks to Carl as well […]
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Navy Machinist Mate 3rd Class Carl Liture

Carl Liture saw plenty of action on board the Shangri-La, which nevertheless survived World War II without sustaining serious damage. Carl Liture was born and raised in Chicago. He joined the Navy when he was 17 years old, suffered an attack of appendicitis the same day and was sent home. In March 1944, at the age of 18, Liture was […]
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Police Association hails Liture at annual gala

IAVM board member Carl Liture was in good company on Oct. 26, 2019, as one of four honorees at the Italian American Police Association’s annual gala. He shared the stage with Chicago Alderman Nick Sposato, Illinois State Police District Commander Jason LoCoco and Circuit Court Judge William Raines. A Navy veteran of World War II who witnessed the official surrender […]
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