Welcome to the website dedicated to Joseph Mario Cicchinelli and the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion.
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Joe Cicchinelli is a highly decorated WWII US paratrooper veteran. This website will tell you his story and the dramatic story of the unit he served in, the 551 st Parachute Infantry Battalion, also known as “the forgotten battalion”.
But above all, this website is just about a man, a man who had to deal with the hardship of war, not only then, but throughout his whole life.
Before you read, a special word from Joe himself to all the visitors
of his website: (recorded: february 2011)
Don't forget to check out the NEWS button for latest updates and news from Joe himself.!
May we never forget what all men like Joe Cicchinelli
did for our freedom.
Marco Eradus & Bob Konings
This website is founded with the full consent and in close cooperation with
Joe Cicchinelli. All of the photo’s published on this website are property of Joe Cicchinelli, unless stated different. It is forbidden to use any of the material, without permission of the authors of this website.