WHITEMAN, George Allison
April 16, 2015
One of the few pilots who got airborne during the attack, 2nd Lt. Whiteman died shortly after taking off when Japanese zeros shot him to a fiery crash.
The Whiteman airforce base was named after this brave pilot.
More information about 2nd Lt. George Allison Whiteman can be found at http://1973whsreunion.blogspot.com/2009/04/whiteman-air-force-base-why-named.html