Please help with my Pops uniform
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Hi tailor marc,
just happened to stumble over this thread. Maybe it's too late and you have the translation already, anyway I'll have a go (my Italian is far from being perfect, though!):
No. 3220 of the order in the register of the awards.
The commander OF THE MILITARY DISTRICT OF CATANIA -
according to the regulation nr. 1729 from Dec. 14, 1942, -
The war merit cross is awarded to Soldier of the art.(illery) RUSSO FORCINA Antonino, born in Tortorici (ME) on Oct. 15, 1922.
Catania, Dec. 2, 2003 (!!!)
Any explanation why this was awarded in 2003?
In Orders, medals and decorations