Type:

Photograph, Other

Description:

Many American servicemen and women acted bravely during the attack. Cook 3rd Class Doris "Dorie" Miller, a mess attendant, was recognized for his actions aboard the USS West Virginia, for example. Although he was not trained for combat, Miller fired directly at Japanese planes with a machine gun mounted on the deck of the West Virginia. He also transported wounded soldiers and tended to the injured. Miller was the first African American to be presented with the Navy Cross, one of the highest honors bestowed by the U.S. Navy.

Subjects:

  • Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Language Arts > General

Education Levels:

  • K

Keywords:

K to C1 | Photos

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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4.3.8: District of Columbia Arts Education Learning Standards

Identify and describe how a person's own cultural content influences responses to works of art. Create a composition that illustrates a personal cultural celebration.

4.3.8: District of Columbia Physical Education Standards

Measure and record changes in aerobic capacity and muscular strength, using scientifically based health-related physical fitness assessments.

4.3.8: Indiana's Academic Standards Social Studies

Identify the challenges in the physical landscape of Indiana to early settlers and modern day economic development. (Individuals, Society and Culture)
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