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Posted by Wayne E. Weatherwax on January 19, 2020, 13:05:26
Finally WWII Hero Dorie Miller is getting recognition for his achievements during the attack on USS Virgina. Dorey managed to man a Machine gun and return fire on Japanese aircraft, and then helped evacuate shipmates who were wounded. Eventually he received the Navy Cross, but not enough for what he accomplished. The US Navy is naming an Aircraft Carrier after him. His descendants will be at the keel laying and dedication. The first Black American to be so honored. As a retired CPO I knew of his history though most americans did not. a belated recognition to a great American Naval hero.
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