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Jan 06, 1945

Japanese kamikaze attacks intensified on the Lingayen Gulf inbound US Navy force. USS Walke's (DD 723), CO, Cdr. G.F. Davis, posthumously received the Medal of Honor for remaining at the conn and leading his men though gravely wounded. Radm T.E. Chandler is seriously wounded on board USS Louisville (CA 28) and dies the next day.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Event

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-01-06

Tags: Destroyer, Medal of Honor

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