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A Father’s War, A Son’s Hero

At 18 years old, John Seagraves found himself staring down a Japanese kamikaze pilot with nothing between him and the plane but a 20-millimeter gun. He could see the whites of the pilot’s eyes as the plane threatened to strike. Just 30 meters before impact, Seagraves and his gunner crew shot down the plane and saved the USS North Carolina.

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Lumina News
by Tyler Roberts
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

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