Peter Herzeg Tonic Croatian-USA sacrificed his life in order the to save the crew of the ship in Pearl Harbor
FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT AND PETER TOMIC (HERCEG)
United States of America, Croatia, Petar Herceg
U Ljubuškom otkriven spomenik američkom časniku Petru Hercegu Toniću
A monument to distinguished Croatian-American hero, Peter Tonich Herzeg, was unveiled in the town of Ljubuški in Bosnia Herzegovina in 2023, near his birthplace.
For a long time, the origin of Peter Tonich Herzeg was not know. His relatives were discovered in the town of Ljubuški in Bosnia and Herzegovina, neighboring Croatia.
In this video from Chief Petty Officer Heritage Days 2019, HRNM Special Events Coordinator Tom Dandes
teaches chief selects about the history of Chief Peter Tomich, who died during the attack of Pearl Harbor
on December 7, 1941. This video was taken aboard the Battleship Wisconsin in August 2019.
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