Remembering Her Father, A WWII Veteran Who Stood Guard At The Nuremberg Trials

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Around Memorial Day of 2000, Emily Aho took her then 75-year-old father, Emilio "Leo" DiPalma, on a trip back to Germany, where the World War II veteran served as a guard at the Nuremberg Trials. Coming up on Memorial Day two decades later, Aho holds those memories with him especially close. Last month, DiPalma died of complications from COVID-19 at 93 years old in Holyoke, Mass. "He had all these things he wanted to talk to me about. I'll never forget it. I may not have had a lot of time with my dad before, but I had that week," Aho, 62, said. In a remote StoryCorps conversation recorded this week, Aho, speaking from Jaffrey, N.H., and her 30-year-old daughter Hannah Sibley-Liddle, in Mill Valley, Calif., remembered DiPalma. Among those DiPalma guarded...

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Remembering Her Father, A WWII Veteran Who Stood Guard At The Nuremberg Trials

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