George Watson drowns saving others
8th March 1943: African-American soldier dies saving shipwreck survivors off New Guinea - and is much later awarded the Medal of Honor
While the Allies had delivered a devastating blow to the Japanese in their attempt to reinforce New Guinea in the battle of the Bismarck Sea, their own…
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