Dorie MIller, a messman in the U.S. Navy was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic deeds at Pearl Harbor (1st African American to be awarded the Navy Cross). ALL HE DID The Morning of Pearl Harbor Bombing was carry wounded sailors to safer locations, move his injured Captain (the Captain refused to leave his post & remained until his death), load machine guns, take control of one & began firing at Japanese planes (He HAD NO TRAINING IN OPERATING ONE). He fired until he ran out of ammunition.
Pearl Harbor pictures: USS Arizona Memorial, Battleship Missouri, US Navy Shipyard, USS Bowfin Submarine. The Pearl Harbor memorial in Hawaii is a top travel bucket list of things to do on Oahu. Better understand facts of what propelled the US into World War II. As a national monument, it’s a sort of national park in Hawaii! For culture and history activities near Honolulu, make a remembrance of the Pearl Harbor attack at this beautiful outdoor museum a part of your Hawaii vacation.
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