AADL Talks To WWII Vet Thomas Fournier
Tue, 10/15/2013 - 8:18am
[img_assist|nid=235603|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=67]In this episode, AADL talks to long-time Kerrytown resident [http://oldnews.aadl.org/taxonomy/term/5170|Thomas Fournier.] Mr. Fournier is an ex-Seebee and [http://oldnews.aadl.org/taxonomy/term/2638|WWII] Veteran who landed on Omaha Beach on [http://oldnews.aadl.org/taxonomy/term/38311|D-Day] at the age of 17. Tom survived D-Day and two more amphibious landings in New Guinea and the Philippines before coming home in 1945. Tom talked with AADL about his early life in Detroit and his experience as a Seabee in [http://oldnews.aadl.org/taxonomy/term/2638|World War II.] His stories of military life and the camaraderie, bravery and humor that sustained the troops are honest and compelling.
How wonderful that he survived and is able to share his experiences with us.