PFC John Zuk and the Campaign for Sicily

Eisenhower National Historic Site


The eldest of seven children born to Austrian immigrants, John Zuk was born in New York City but grew up and lived in Schuykill County, PA. He was killed fighting in Sicily in July 1943 as Allied forced pushed back the German hold on the Mediterranean. Join Park Ranger Dan Vermilya to explore the story of this first generation American who gave his life for his country in World War II.


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