Veterans History Project
David V. Dellatto, Specialist, US Army, 2010-2013
The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
David Dellatto was looking at different options in life from the time he graduated from high school. He knew going to college at that time wasn't for him, and at age twenty-two, he worked at a store offering all things for house improvement. A customer who shopped at the store turned out to be a local Army Recruiter. A conversation was struck up...