NYC Honorary Street Names

Moretto

Staff Sergeant Rocco Moretto Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of 31st Avenue and 41st Street
Honoree: Introduced by Council Member Constantinides Rocco Moretto (1924-2018) was a member of Company C in the Armyís First Infantry Division, the legendary Big Red One, who stormed Omaha Beach at the cost of more than 2,000 casualties. After the Normandy landings, he went on to serve in five campaigns before the war ended. He was awarded two Bronze Stars and on the 60th anniversary of D-Day, he was honored with the Legion díHonneur, Franceís highest honor, in recognition of his service. (Constantinides)
LL:2019/158


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