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Only in Print: Veterans Work to Save Memory of WWII Chaplain

Each day, Williamsburg residents pass the “Father Giorgio Triangle” and this stone memorial for the park’s namesake. (Photo: Bill Miller)

WILLIAMSBURG — Everyone’s reflections flashed across the face of a shiny, stone memorial on a speck of parkland called “Father Giorgio Triangle.” Etched into the memorial is the portrait of a young man — the park’s namesake.

But why is this priest wearing a military uniform and not a collar? The answer is in the monument’s inscription: “Capt. Edward J. Giorgio, U.S. Army Chaplain Corps, WWII …”

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