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  • LTCR Byron Bruce Newell (1909 - 1942)
    Byron Bruce Newell was born on 29 November 1909 in Camp Hill, Alabama. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy on 5 June 1930. During the next decade he completed flight training and serv...
  • ENS Hurbert Hugo Menges (1917 - 1941)
    The following is from Find A Grave Contributor Eric Schumacher. "On Sunday, December 14, 1941 Pastor [Fred] Schumacher made a brief commentary in the Parish Paper on the world events of the previous...
  • Ma3c Doris Miller, Navy Cross (1919 - 1943)
    Miller’s heroism — and the legend it engendered — were directly responsible for helping to roll back the Navy’s policy of racial segregation and prejudice, and served as a powerful catalyst for the c...
  • ENS Philip Micheal Joyce (1920 - 1942)
    I wish to thank both Find A Grave Contributors KWhite and P.Johnson for permission of the photo of ENS.Joyce. Here is further information on the photo used.
  • ENS Edward Robert Sellstrom (1916 - 1942)
    WW2 Navy Cross Recipient Sellstrom is third from left, back row. Awarded for actions during World War II The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Pos...