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Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Brad Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before he and Lena they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

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Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Brad Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before he and Lena they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Brad Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before he and Lena they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Brad Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before he and Lena they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Brad Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before he and Lena they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Brad Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before he and Lena they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Brad Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before he and Lena they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Brad Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before he and Lena they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Brad Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before he and Lena they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

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Filomena (Benedetti) Zinni's naturalization record, October 4, 1943. Filomena was born in Pollutri, Italy and immigrated to the United States where she married Giovanni and her children were all born including Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni in 1915.

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Filomena, mother of Frank (Brad) Zinni, with her granddaughters Nancy and Sandra Zinni, c. 1950's.

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Brad and Lena Zinni at daughter Nancy's graduation from Rhode Island College, June 1969.

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Brad and Lena Zinni at home in Warren, c. 1970's.

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Brad and Lena Zinni heading to church on Easter Sunday, March 29, 1964.

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Brad and Lena Zinni in Florida, 1975.

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Brad and Lena (Rossi) Zinni portraits, c. 1940's.

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Brad Zinni, August 1949

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Corporal Frank Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Corporal Frank Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Corporal Frank Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Corporal Frank Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Corporal Frank Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Corporal Frank Zinni was deployed in WWII deployment in the Pacific from 1942-1945. Corporal Frank Zinni, a resident of Barrington and Warren, was a first-generation Italian-American in Rhode Island. He married Lena Rossi, also a first-generation Italian-American, on May 31, 1941. With the end of World War II he returned home and the couple had two daughters, Sandra (Zinni) Bisceglio and Nancy (Zinni) Telford. He passed away April 26, 1990 before they were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

2019-06-20

Images show Giovanni and Filomena (Beneditti) Zinni's Italian passports, c. 1942. Giovanni and Filomena were parents to Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni. Both immigrated from Pollutri became naturalized citizens.

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Giovanni Zinni naturalization record, February 25, 1941. Giovanni was born in Pollutri, Italy and immigrated to the United States where he married Filomena Benedetti and his children were all born including Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni in 1915.

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Image of Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni with his parents Giovanni and Filomena and brother Anthony.

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Lena (Rossi) Zinni, wife of Frank (Brad) Zinni, outside work at the Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates/Berkshire Hathaway textile mill in Warren, c. 1950's.

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Lena Zinni sent this "Hi Soldier" billfold to husband, Corporal Frank (Brad) Zinni while he was stationed in the Pacific during World War II, c. 1942-1945. The newlyweds had been married less than a year when Brad was deployed.

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Nancy and Sandra Zinni, daughters of Frank (Brad) and Lena, with cousins, c. 1950's. The girls and their cousins often put on elaborate performances with costumes and sets. This image documents one such performance.

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