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Emperor Hirohito- Japanese Emperor during WWII. Initially reluctant to go to war with the United States, his hand was moved to war by his war lords and ordered the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Emperor Hirohito- Japanese Emperor during WWII. Initially reluctant to go to war with the United States, his hand was moved to war by his war lords and ordered the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Dorie MIller, a messman in the U.S. Navy was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic deeds at Pearl Harbor (1st African American to be awarded the Navy Cross). ALL HE DID The Morning of Pearl Harbor Bombing was carry wounded sailors to safer locations, move his injured Captain (the Captain refused to leave his post & remained until his death), load machine guns, take control of one & began firing at Japanese planes (He HAD NO TRAINING IN OPERATING ONE). He fired until he ran out of ammunition.

Dorie MIller, a messman in the U.S. Navy was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic deeds at Pearl Harbor (1st African American to be awarded the Navy Cross). ALL HE DID The Morning of Pearl Harbor Bombing was carry wounded sailors to safer locations, move his injured Captain (the Captain refused to leave his post & remained until his death), load machine guns, take control of one & began firing at Japanese planes (He HAD NO TRAINING IN OPERATING ONE). He fired until he ran out of ammunition.

The explosion of the ammo chamber on the U.S.S. Arizona after a Japanese bomb penetrated the upper deck of the battleship during the Dec. 7th attack.

The explosion of the ammo chamber on the U.S.S. Arizona after a Japanese bomb penetrated the upper deck of the battleship during the Dec. 7th attack.

Pin honoring Pearl Harbor hero Dorie Miller. A black messman who was untrained in machine gun use due to rigid Naval segregation policies, Miller took over a machine gun aboard the USS West Virginia and was officially credited with downing two Japanese planes.  Miller was honored as one of the first heroes of World War II, and six months after the attack was given the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz. THIS MAN is a true American Hero

Pin honoring Pearl Harbor hero Dorie Miller. A black messman who was untrained in machine gun use due to rigid Naval segregation policies, Miller took over a machine gun aboard the USS West Virginia and was officially credited with downing two Japanese planes. Miller was honored as one of the first heroes of World War II, and six months after the attack was given the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz. THIS MAN is a true American Hero

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