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Dom Lombardo
Fictional Character
The Man With the Iron Heart
POD: May 29, 1942;
Relevant POD: May, 1945
Type of Appearance: Direct
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 20th century
Date of Death: 1945
Cause of Death: Killed by a roadside bomb
Occupation: Soldier
Military Branch: United States Army (World War II)

Dom Lombardo (d. May 6, 1945) was a soldier in the United States Army. He served in the European Theater of World War II.[1] On May 6, 1945, the day after Germany unconditionally surrendered, Lombardo was on patrol in a town called Lichtenau with Sgt. Charlie Pytlak.[2] After accepting the surrender of a group of German soldiers, and turning them into the Army, Lombardo and Pytlak returned to their patrol.[3] As they passed a derelict vehicle, a bomb planted inside went off. Lombardo was killed instantly; Pytlak lingered long enough to see the extent of his own injuries before dying in pain.[4]

Pytlak and Lombardo were the first American victims of the German Freedom Front.

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Man With the Iron Heart, pg. 13.
  2. Ibid.
  3. Ibid., pgs. 14-15.
  4. Ibid., pgs. 16-17.