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Admiral Chester Nimitz aboard USS Enterprise to present awards, Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942. Note capsized USS Oklahoma and sunken USS West Virginia and USS Arizona in the background.Clarence McClusky receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; note Doris Miller in foregr
Admiral Chester Nimitz aboard USS Enterprise to present awards, Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942. Note capsized USS Oklahoma and sunken USS West Virginia and USS Arizona in the background.Clarence McClusky receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; note Doris Miller in foregr
Doris Miller receiving the Navy Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; photo 1 of 2Doris Miller receiving the Navy Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; photo 2 of 2
Doris Miller receiving the Navy Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; photo 1 of 2Doris Miller receiving the Navy Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; photo 2 of 2
Doris Miller wearing the the Navy Cross medal, having just been awarded from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onbard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942American propaganda poster featuring African-American US Navy sailor Doris Miller, 1943; the text read
Doris Miller wearing the the Navy Cross medal, having just been awarded from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onbard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942American propaganda poster featuring African-American US Navy sailor Doris Miller, 1943; the text read 'above and beyond the call of duty'
US Navy Mess Attendant First Class Doris Miller speaking during his war bond tour stop at the Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, United States, 7 Jan 1943US Navy Mess Attendant First Class Doris Miller talking with three sailors and a civilian, during his war bond tour stop at the Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, United States, 7 Jan 1943
US Navy Mess Attendant First Class Doris Miller speaking during his war bond tour stop at the Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, United States, 7 Jan 1943US Navy Mess Attendant First Class Doris Miller talking with three sailors and a civilian, during his war bond tour stop at the Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, United States, 7 Jan 1943
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"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"

George Patton, 31 May 1944