Tag: Casey Presta

Army Sergeant Casey Presta

As a member of the 34th Infantry Division during World War II, he battled his way up the peninsula where his father was born. One of five children, Ferdinand Prestia was born in 1921 to Peter and Jenny (Tavolina). His father immigrated to Chicago from Marsala, Italy, by himself when he was 17 years old. The family moved several times […]
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