WGCU Presents

WWII VETS: Peter Thomas

Clip | 4m 43s

After graduating from high school in 1943 Peter Thomas joined the army and was one of 28 replacements sent to Omaha Beach the day after D-Day. The life-altering experience gave him a deeper appreciation for fellow soldiers, his country, and freedom. Peter who has lived in Naples for many years, served in five major campaigns including the Battle of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge.

Aired: 05/24/15

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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