Michael Lazaro's family saved several momentos from Michael's WWII experience. Click on any of the momentos below to view a larger image.
Telegram from Anton Jr., Michael's brother, requesting an emergency furlough after being notified that Michael had been killed in action.
1943 Christmas card sent home by Michael.
On December 26, 1943 Michael landed on Cape Glouchester with C/1/7.
The card was designed by Technical Sergeant Victor P. Donahue,
USMC and reproduced by the 1st Marine Division Photo-Litho Section.
Reproduced medals and ribbons Michael would have been entitled to wear as well as the 1st Marine Division shoulder patch. There is no medal for the Presidential Unit Citation.