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80-G-408456 Doris Miller, Mess Attendant Second Class, USN (1919-1943)

Photo #: 80-G-408456  Doris Miller, Mess Attendant Second Class, USN (1919-1943)
Description: Just after being presented with the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, on board USS Enterprise (CV-6) at Pearl Harbor, 27 May 1942. The medal was awarded for heroism on board USS West Virginia (BB-48) during the Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-408456
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