USS Doris Miller: Navy to name new $13bn aircraft carrier after Pearl Harbor hero who manned machine gun to fight off Japanese aircraft and was the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

The US Navy is to name new aircraft carrier after a World War II hero Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller was the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor in 1942 The $13billion aircraft carrier will be the fourth of the new Gerald R. Ford-class supercarriers, and is scheduled to launch in […]

via USS Doris Miller: Navy to name new $13bn aircraft carrier after Pearl Harbor hero who manned machine gun to fight off Japanese aircraft and was the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News.

Originally saw first on https://brucesbible.website/2020/01/19/navy-to-name-new-carrier-after-pearl-harbor-hero-the-currin-family/.

Find-A-Grave cenotaph: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9955928/doris-miller

BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/burial-record/Doris-Miller/99909352

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