Doris Miller

Doris "Dorie" Miller was born in Waco, Texas on October 12, 1919 to Henrietta and Conery Miller. He also had three brothers. Doris Miller entered the Navy on September 16, 1939. He was 20 years old and was the cook on the U.S.S. West Virgina.
At Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, he took over a machine gun and shot down several enemy planes. Miller was awarded the Navy Cross Award for his bravery at Pearl Harbor. He continued to serve on active duty. On the morning of November 24,1943 Miller lost his life in the explosion of the U.S.S. Lisome Bay.
Today many Boys Clubs are named for U.S. Navy Mess Attendant 1st Class Doris Miller.
So Doris Miller’s Triumph was that he was recognized for his bravery from fighting in Pearl Harbor. His Tragedy was that he died in the explosion of the U.S.S. Liscome Bay on November 24, 1943. 


Pearl Harbor in 1940-1941

Gives pictures and research for Pearl Harbor. Also gives
information about people who were in Pearl Harbor.

Pearl Harbor Day December 7, 1941

Has information on what day Pearl Harbor Day is. Picture
on Pearl Harbor Day.

“The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941.”
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Has information on how Pearl Harbor happened. Has pictures
about Pearl Harbor.

“Ships Cook Third Class Doris Miller.”

Gives information about Doris Miller. Has
Pictures on Doris Miller too.

“Ships Cook Third Class Doris Miller’s Navy Cross Citation.”

Great information about Doris Miller. Has Pictures
On Doris Miller.

“Doris Miller Wearing Navy Cross.”

A picture of Doris Miller wearing Navy Cross Award.
First African American to get Navy Cross Award.

“Ships Cook Third Class Doris “ Dorie” Miller.”

“Wide angle view of Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack 7
Dec. 1941.”


A Wide view Picture of Pearl Harbor During Japanese
Attack. Great pictures for Pearl Harbor.

“Pearl Harbor”
Good information about Pearl Harbor. Good Pictures on Pearl Harbor too.

“Ship Blown up”
A great Picture on a ship being blown up. Also great information.

“View of Pearl Harbor”
This a great to find pictures. Also information on Pearl Harbor.

Explosion of Ship
Information about the explosion of the USS Liscome Bay. Also Pictures about the explosion of the USS Liscome Bay.


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