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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Canonsburg's Young American Patriots - WWII

The Bronze Star Medal
[The Bronze Star Medal]The Bronze Star Medal is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the Army of the United States after 6 December 1941, distinguished himself or herself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight, in connection with military operations against an armed enemy; or while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing armed force in which the United States is not a belligerent party.

Honored in the "Young American Patriots" WW-II book are four Canonsburg sons:
Albert "Kelly" Lanzy 
Albert Podrasky 
Thomas Podrasky
                                 Walter Skowvron


A special thanks to Barbara Lanzy Lounder for providing and sharing this book presented to her Father,  Al "Kelly" Lanzy

My apology for the trail-off quality of the above images.