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Decorated veteran was Army chaplain

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One of Amsterdam’s most decorated veterans of World War II was a noncombatant Roman Catholic U.S. Army chaplain, the Rev. Anthony R. Sidoti. He was awarded two Silver Stars, a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star in the war. Sidoti was born in Brooklyn in 1914. His parents — Angelo and Anna Saltalamacchia Sidoti — moved to Amsterdam when Anthony, their only child, was 7. They lived at first on Forbes Street and later on ...

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