“It wasn’t hard. I just pulled the trigger and she worked fine. I had watched the others with these guns. I guess I fired her for about 15 minutes.” – Doris Miller
To Do Today: Watch the video below to learn more about Doris Miller, a WWII hero and the first African-American to be awarded the Navy Cross. The newest U.S. Navy aircraft carrier has been named in honor of Miller.
Read more here: U.S. Navy To Name Aircraft Carrier After WWII Hero Doris Miller