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The immense contribution of Italian immigrants to America: Part III

During World War I, the Italian American community wholeheartedly supported the war effort. Italian American servicemen made up more than 10% of the total American forces in World War I, an incredibly high percentage of the total. 537 more words


Wretched Richard's Almanac: Italian Tenors Are a Lire a Dozen

March 18, 1902

Tenor Enrico Caruso recorded ten arias for the Gramophone & Typewriter Company in Milan, Italy. He was paid 100 pounds sterling, and was not required to do any typing. 166 more words