Saluting Black Military Heroes

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Doris "Dorie" Miller

Doris "Dorie" Miller was a cook aboard the USS West Virginia when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Miller heroically carried wounded soldiers to safety then manned a machine gun to hold off enemy fire. For his efforts, Miller was awarded the Navy Cross. 

(Photo: Courtesy www.history.navy.mil)

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