STERLING, Gordon H. Jr.
April 17, 2015
by Jason Alghussein
Lt. Gordon H. Sterling, Jr. was one of the few pilots who got airborn during the attack. He shot down a Japanese aircraft, but then was shot down over water and drowned after getting out of his aircraft.
He was a true hero of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Read more about Lt. Sterling at http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/ghsterlingjr.htm