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Doris "Dorie" Miller, U.S. Navy mess attendant 2nd class, became one of the first American heroes of World War II for his actions during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. U.S. Navy/National Archives hide caption

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A Military 1st: A Supercarrier Is Named After An African American Sailor

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