When Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, Norwood Thomas was supremely confident in America’s armed forces.
“I thought they’d be blown back to eternity in two weeks,” he said.
Things took a little longer than that.
“About three months later, I thought they could use my help,” he said.
Thomas was one of the speakers during Monday’s D-Day Remembrance at the National D-Day Memorial.