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Last Name : Silberman
First Name : William
Middle Initial :
Home State : NY
County or Town : Hurleyville
Year or Date born :
Year or Date died : 12/4/1945
Branch of service : Army
Location(s) served : Italy
Where buried? : Memorialized, Tablets of the Missing, Florence American Cemetery
What did you learn with this action? : That every soldier that dies is a tragedy. A victory at the cost of a single life is too high a price. Every one of these men had hopes and dreams, families and friends; their deaths weren't just numbers on military reports. For more information on William Silberman, visit hurleyvilleny.com/silberman.html
What inspired you about this individual to do something in your life to make a difference? : He was fully aware that he was going to die soon. He wrote a letter to be sent to his family in the event of his death. Nonetheless, he went on bravely and willingly, proud to serve his country. I hope that in my life I can have the same strength of courage that he displayed.
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