STERLING, Gordon H. Jr.


By: Bruce Danforth

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

 

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