Louis Zamperini

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Italian-American middle distance runner and World War II veteran

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According to Wikipedia, Louis Silvie Zamperini was an American World War II veteran and an Olympic distance runner. He took up running in high school and qualified for the United States in the 5,000 m race for the 1936 Berlin Olympics, finishing 8th while setting a new lap record in the process.

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