Admiral Chester Nimitz aboard USS Enterprise to present awards, Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942. Note capsized USS Oklahoma and sunken USS West Virginia and USS Arizona in the background.Astoria arriving at Pearl Harbor with Task Force 17, 27 May 1942Clarence McClusky receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; note Doris Miller in foregrDoris Miller receiving the Navy Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; photo 1 of 2
Admiral Chester Nimitz aboard USS Enterprise to present awards, Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942. Note capsized USS Oklahoma and sunken USS West Virginia and USS Arizona in the background.Astoria arriving at Pearl Harbor with Task Force 17, 27 May 1942Clarence McClusky receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; note Doris Miller in foregrDoris Miller receiving the Navy Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; photo 1 of 2
Doris Miller receiving the Navy Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; photo 2 of 2Doris Miller wearing the the Navy Cross medal, having just been awarded from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onbard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942SB2U-3 Vindicator aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, circa late May 1942Yorktown arrived at Pearl Harbor after the Battle of Coral Sea, 27 May 1942, with her crew paraded in whites on the flight deck
Doris Miller receiving the Navy Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; photo 2 of 2Doris Miller wearing the the Navy Cross medal, having just been awarded from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onbard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942SB2U-3 Vindicator aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, circa late May 1942Yorktown arrived at Pearl Harbor after the Battle of Coral Sea, 27 May 1942, with her crew paraded in whites on the flight deck


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