World War II lieutenant elaborates on Bronze Star, Purple Heart experience

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – Peter Scotese, a World War II Veteran speaks with Col. Robert Thomas, 92nd Air Refueling Wing Commander, and Chief David R. Nordel, 92nd Air Refueling Wing Command Chief, Nov. 11, Veterans Day. He spoke with them about his experiences as a second lieutenant in anti-aircraft artillery with the Army during World War II. Mr. Scotese volunteered for parachute infantry in Europe, where he was awarded the Bronze Star medal and the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Natasha E. Stannard)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Natasha E. Stannard
VIRIN: 111109-F-7289S-001.JPG
Additional Details

No camera details available.


Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.