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Biography
1942 army James Rosso  1996
1942 Army Recruit James at National 1996 AX-POW Convention
ID Card James and Martisa
POW ID Card James and Martisa of "Dixon Pool Military Shop"
having fun at a AX-POW National Convention
Last Name: 
ROSSO
First Name Middle Initial:
JAMES
Nick Name:
Street:  677 SESSIONS LN City & State: KENNER, LA E-Mail: 
Zip: 70062 Phone:  (504) 467-8707 Spouse: RACHAEL
Conflict: WW II Service Branch: ARMY Unit: 315 INF
Theater: ETO Where Captured: FRANCE Date Captured: 07/04/44
Camps Held In: STALAG VIIA, STALAG VIIB How Long Interned: 296 days
Liberated / repatriated: liberated Date Liberated: 04/26/45 Age at Capture: 28
Medals Received: GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, BRONZE STAR MEDAL, COMBAT INFANTRY BADGE
Military Job: INFANTRYMAN Company: CORPS OF ENGINEER, (DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY)
Occupation after War:  LOCK OPERATOR

 

Bio:

James Rosso joined the Army and served in the 315th Infantry  Division, European Theater of Operations during World War II.  James participate in the Normandy landings and was captured in France July 4th 1944.  He was 28 years old and was interned for 10 months until liberated by the U.S. Army on the 26th of April 1945.   James was held in Stalag, 7A and 7B and received the Prisoners of War, Bronze Star and Good Conduct Medals.
After the war James was a "lock operator" with the Corps of Engineers, (dept. of Army) until retirement.  James has remained active in Veterans Organizations and been an active member of the AX-POW's since 1982.  He currently lives in Kenner, LA. with his wife Rachael. 

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