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US Navy honors Pearl Harbor hero Doris Miller with first aircraft carrier named for an African American
The U.S. Navy named an aircraft carrier in honor of an African American for the first time during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony Monday. Navy Acting Secretary Thomas ... Miller, the first ...

Published: Jan 20, 2020 @ 01:11:00 PM
Source: USA Today

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Some question naming carrier for black Pearl Harbor hero
The Navy’s decision to name a future Ford Class aircraft carrier after a black sailor who was decorated for heroism following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor has been met with widespread — but ...

Published: Jan 20, 2020 @ 08:10:00 AM
Source: Washington Times

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Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Doris Miller
Miller manned a machine gun on the USS West Virginia and returned fire against Japanese planes during the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. HONOLULU — The U.S. Navy is expected to honor a World War ...

Published: Jan 19, 2020 @ 07:24:00 PM
Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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A black mess attendant was a Pearl Harbor hero. Now an aircraft carrier will have his name.
It was just before 8 a.m. aboard the USS West Virginia, anchored in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, when the first torpedo hit. Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller was deep into the day’s laundry when ...

Published: Jan 19, 2020 @ 02:25:00 AM
Source: Washington Post

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Navy Aircraft Carrier to Be Named for Black Pearl Harbor Veteran
Doris Miller was the first African-American sailor to receive the Navy Cross, for his bravery during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Doris Miller was working as a mess attendant on the battleship ...

Published: Jan 19, 2020 @ 02:33:00 AM
Source: New York Times

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Next U.S. Navy aircraft carrier to be named after African American Pearl Harbor hero
The official announcement is on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, at Pearl Harbor. And Dorie's closest surviving relatives ... Four months later, the Pittsburgh Courier, perhaps the leading ...

Published: Jan 19, 2020 @ 01:10:00 AM
Source: CBS News

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Navy to name Ford-class aircraft carrier in honor of black Pearl Harbor hero
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser broke the news Friday that the branch was expected to announce the vessel's name at a Monday ceremony in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and U.S. Naval Institute ...

Published: Jan 18, 2020 @ 12:26:00 PM
Source: UPI.com

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Navy names aircraft carrier for Dorie Miller, black sailor from Waco and unlikely Pearl Harbor hero
the mess attendant from Waco who became a surprise hero of Pearl Harbor when he manned a machine gun that he and other black sailors had been excluded from using. Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly ...

Published: Jan 18, 2020 @ 07:45:00 AM
Source: Dallas Morning News

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The Navy will name an aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Doris Miller
The US Navy will name a new aircraft carrier after Doris "Dorie" Miller, a decorated African American World War II veteran who defended Pearl Harbor during the 1941 attack on the Hawaii naval base, ...

Published: Jan 20, 2020 @ 05:40:04 PM
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on MSN.com

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Navy aircraft carrier to be named for black Pearl Harbor veteran Doris Miller
He was also a boxing champ on the ship. The day of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Miller woke up at 6 a.m. and had already collected laundry when the general alarm sounded. He headed for his battle ...

Published: Jan 18, 2020 @ 01:04:00 PM
Source: Orlando Sentinel

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Navy to name carrier honoring Pearl Harbor hero Miller
Two of Miller's nieces are expected to be at Pearl Harbor for the announcement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Miller, then 22, was collecting laundry when the attack alarm sounded. His normal battle ...

Published: Jan 19, 2020 @ 01:56:00 AM
Source: Marine Corps Times

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Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero
Two of Miller's nieces are expected to be at Pearl Harbor for the announcement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Miller, then 22, was collecting laundry when the attack alarm sounded. His normal battle ...

Published: Jan 19, 2020 @ 02:50:00 AM
Source: Daily Press

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