NYC Honorary Street Names


Pvt. Leon J. Stasiak Way (Staten Island)
Present name:None
Location:Pulaski Avenue at the southeast corner of Walker Street
Honoree: Pvt. Leon J. Stasiak (b. 1922) was among 1,015 U.S. soldiers killed when a new, radio-guided missile launched from a German bomber sank the HMT Rohna off North Africa on November 27, 1943. Though among the deadliest sea disasters involving American troops, it was cloaked in secrecy for years.

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