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Pearl Harbor Hero

  • Defense.gov
  • March 21, 2019 | 0:54

When the USS West Virginia was struck in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Doris "Dorie" Miller took control of a .50-caliber anti-aircraft machine gun and started firing, despite having no training on the weapon.