All of the following photos are from
The Bergen Evening Record in 1944


Invasion of Normandy
June 12, 1944

While Joseph Bracchitta was receiving all league honors in baseball as a sophmore in Hackensack High School, the invasion of Normandy was occurring.

Written by:
Bob Meli
November 27, 2009

This is a war bonds ad which appeared in
The Bergen Evening Record on
June 12, 1944 shortly after Joe Bracchitta finished his only Hackensack High School season as a sophmore.