Richard H. Best, a former Navy bomber pilot who scored hits on two of the four Japanese aircraft carriers sunk in the critical Battle of Midway during World War II, has died. He was The Battle of Midway--June , is considered the decisive battle of the war in the Pacific. Before the battle, according to experts at the Naval Historical Center in Washington, the Japanese were on the offensive and had planned to capture Midway to use it as an advance base and entrap and destroy the U. Pacific Fleet.
George H. Gay Jr.
LT. CMDR. WADE McCLUSKY HERO OF THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY
May 25, Heritage , Operations , People , Uncategorized. By Dr. Frank A. Blazich, Jr.
Pilot Who Was Shot Down During Battle of Midway Dead at 77
By Stephen Sherman , June, Updated July 2, After the disaster at Pearl Harbor, they felt great about striking back at the Japs, however easy the victory.
George Henry Gay, Jr. He tried to join the Army Air Corps as a pilot but was rejected for medical reasons. He then tried the United States Navy in early Gay completed flight training and was commissioned as an Ensign in Sept