WWII Vet Recounts Kamikaze Attack
We received the following media release from the US Navy’s information office. Hearing Vernon Downes recount his experiences when his ship was hit by a kamikaze is worth listening to, even though the numerous images in the video from the modern Navy are a bit distracting.
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World War II Veteran Vernon Downes is the featured Department of the Navy inspiration for the Veterans Day YouTube clip, “What I Learned In The Navy”.
During this 3 minute clip, the Salisbury, Md resident reflects on the moments his ship was attacked by kamikaze pilots.