Lewis Albanese, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lewis Albanese

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient

Date of Birth: 27-Apr-1946

Place of Birth: Cornedo Vicentino, Veneto, Italy

Date of Death: 01-Dec-1966

Profession: soldier

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Lewis Albanese

  • Lewis Albanese (April 27, 1946 – December 1, 1966), born Luigi Albanese, was an Italian born United States Army Private First Class during the Vietnam War who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Vietnam War. Born in Italy, Albanese immigrated to the United States and joined the Army in 1965.
  • During an exercise in the Republic of Vietnam, Albanese's platoon was under heavy fire from North Vietnamese positions.
  • Albanese then bayonet charged his way to a enclosed sniper position, where he killed 8 snipers before he was mortally wounded.

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