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June 6, 2014

Ralph Bethea talks about his service in World War II

CLAREMORE — Ralph Bethea is a 94-year-old World War II veteran who has lived in Claremore for more than 30 years. He was a captain in the war and was in charge of an 18 member surgical team. He lead them on D Day they could do any surgery anywhere. Bethea remembers working at a German hospital that had been captured by the United States, and he even helped a team of German engineers so they would fix the hospital. In commemorating the 70th year anniversary of D Day listen to Bethea talk about his experiences in World War II. 

 

Watch the video of this interview by clicking on the link below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irJW9TrRpU0&feature=youtu.be

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