The war hero Louis Zamperini passed away at age 97, astounding.
Biography - A Short Wiki
He finished 8th in the 5000 meter race at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin Germany. He then earned a Purple Heart medal after being held as a prisoner of war in Ofuna, Japan during World War II.
He was born to Anthony Zamperini and Louise Dossi, a pair of Italian immigrants, and raised with a brother named Pete and two sisters named Virginia and Sylvia. He was married to Cynthia Applewhite from 1946 to 2001. He had children named Luke and Cissy.
How did Louis Zamperini die?
Pneumonia caused Louis Zamperini's death in 2014.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Age of death||97 years|
|Birthday||January 26, 1917|
|Death date||July 3, 2014|
|Place of death||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend|
Unbroken’ was published as a help to society.Louis Zamperini
I ended up in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific, operating out of Ayuka field in Hawaii.Louis Zamperini
Hate is self-destructive. If you hate somebody, you’re not hurting the person you hate. You’re hurting yourself. And that’s a healing. Actually, it’s a real healing, forgiveness.Louis Zamperini
When you’re on a raft, you pray like in a foxhole.Louis Zamperini
I was a rotten kid. My excitement came from seeing what I could get away with.Louis Zamperini