Woodbury County

Lt. Michael Skalovsky



Lieut. Skalovsky Wounded in Action in Mediterranean

Among the names of 13 Iowans recently wounded in action in the Mediterranean area, as announced Wednesday by the war department, was that of Second Lieut. Michael Skalovsky of Sioux City. He is a son of Mrs. Eli Skalovsky.

Early this month, announcement was made that the officer had been awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in action somewhere in Italy. Lieut. Skalovsky’s wife resides in San Antonio, Texas, where she is employed by the America Red Cross.

Source: Sioux City Journal, March 23, 1944 (photo included)