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Abner Read Ceremony (2 of 4)

Rear Adm. Sam Cox, U.S. Navy, Retired, speaks about the remarkable war record of Abner Read
Title: 181101-N-CP159-124
Description: WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 1, 2018) Director of the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command, Rear Adm. Sam Cox, U.S. Navy, Retired, speaks about the remarkable war record of Abner Read and the amazing service of her crew that saved her when her stern was blown off by a mine near Alaska, and those who prevented much greater loss of life when the ship eventually fell victim to a kamikaze. (U.S. Navy photo) 
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