World War II veteran recounts D-Day to Coast Guard recruits

World War II veteran recounts D-Day to Coast Guard recruits
Coast Guard recruits watch a video presentation regarding the invasion of Europe by the allied forces prior to hearing from a WWII veteran who took part in D-Day at the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, N.J., Saturday, June 6, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards) CAPE MAY, N.J. – A World War II veteran who participated in the invasion of Normandy during D-Day...

WWII vet to recount one of the ‘bloodiest days’ in Coast Guard history

WWII vet to recount one of the 'bloodiest days' in Coast Guard history
CAPE MAY, N.J. – A World War II veteran who participated in the invasion of Normandy during D-Day will recount his experiences with recruits and staff aboard Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Mr. Peter Fantacone, 86, of Mays Landing, N.J., was a U.S. Navy sailor serving in Coast Guard Flotilla 4/10 aboard one of 18 landing craft infantry ships, or LCIs. Twelve of the 18...

WWII vet recounts one of the ‘bloodiest days’ in USCG history to TRACEN recruits and staff

WWII vet recounts one of the 'bloodiest days' in USCG history to TRACEN recruits and staff
CAPE MAY, N.J. – A World War II veteran who participated in the invasion of Normandy during D-Day recounted his experiences with recruits and staff aboard Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Mr. Peter Fantacone, 86, of Mays Landing, N.J., was a U.S. Navy sailor serving in Coast Guard Flotilla 4/10 aboard one of 18 landing craft infantry ships, or LCIs. Twelve of the 18 LCIs...