New York, NY
Doris Dorie Miller 1919-1943, Receives
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Doris 'Dorie' Miller (1919-1943), receives the Navy Cross from Admiral Chester W. Nimitz at Pearl Harbor on May 27, 1942. Miller was cited for heroism during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and after African American protest, was treated like white heroes and assigned to a war bond tour. He was later killed in the Battle of Tarawa, Nov. 1943.
December 4th, 2011
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