26 Feb '13, 2pm

How did Capt. Pete Tzomes make history in the submarine community? Find out at

How did Capt. Pete Tzomes make history in the submarine community? Find out at

Born in 1944 in Williamsport, Penn., Tzomes is the older of two children born to James and Charlotte Tzomes. His mother instilled in him the value of hard work and discipline at an early age. In those days racism was not as overt in the North as the South. However, it was commonplace to hear the “N-word” thrown around. There was still a very distinct racist undertone. In fact, there was a street in Williamsport referred to as “N----r Hollow.” Even the neighborhood children provided a constant reminder that things were different for blacks. “Kids that were 10 or 11 years old would call my father by his first name, and that just used to bother me. And back in those days, that came with the turf. That was part of the way of keeping you in your place.” Regardless of his surroundings, his parents taught him to deal with racism and not to be sidetracked by it. “They taught me to...

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