Pfc. Emil M. Liloia KIA at Iwo Jima
(April 13, 1945) - Word has been received by Mr.
and Mrs. Vito Frank Liloia of Passaic avenue that their son,
Pfc. Emil M. Liloia, 21, USMC, was killed in action March 1 on Iwo Jima while
serving with the 3rd Marine division.
Upon high school graduation, he received a scholarship to Temple university in Philadelphia and had played there only one year when he went into the Marine Corps in February 1942.
The Nutley Sun, April 13, 1945
PFC. EMIL LILOIA KILLED IN ACTION
Daniel Marese, interview 5.31.04
Read Iwo Jima survivor Dee Hamilton's account in
Forgotten Heroes of World War II - Personal Accounts of Ordinary Soldiers by Thomas E. Simmons
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