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July 27, 2008

'We were lucky, very lucky:' Belleville man, two brothers lived to tell of WWII

John Fantini, 86, ran into his brothers a couple of times during his tour in Europe during World War II. Fantini, of Belleville, joined the Air Force in June 1942 and was assigned to the Air Force's 1062nd Military Police Company with the 9th Air Force. He was a motorcycle driver. He spent part of the war patrolling air strips, looking for sabotage and trespassers.

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