News Archive 2009-2018

Video: ‘World War II Veteran Still Swinging’ (CNN) Archives

On this Veterans Day, Anthony Snetro, who  joined the Navy in 1942, shares his most vivid memories, including a terrifying moment when a flaming torpedo bomber came so close, he “could have reached out and touched the wing.” Snetro reminisces about how he and his fellow sailors would turn to sports to help take their mind off the stresses of war, and today, at age 93, shows us how he’s still swinging.