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Laura DiLeo, with her son Michael and late husband Rocco's World War II helmet and medals, said of the helmet: "God was good to me, made me live to see it." (Nov. 8, 2013)(Credit: Barry Sloan)

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WWII vet's helmet returns home

Glen Cove resident Rocco DiLeo's helmet was knocked off when he was captured by German soldiers in WWII. More than a decade later, his son found the helmet on the Internet and got it back.

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