Cassin Young

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Birthday
6, 1894
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Nov 13, 1942 (48)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
6, 1894
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Nov 13, 1942 (48)

About

Medal of Honor recipient who displayed quick thinking and bravery during the Attack on Pearl Harbor.

Before Fame

He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1916 and subsequently served on the battleship USS Connecticut.

Trivia

He was in command of a repair ship at Pearl Harbor on the morning of the infamous attack and managed to keep his ship afloat despite damage from enemy explosions.

Family Life

He was born in Washington, D.C.

Associated With

He and Doris Miller were both recipients of the Medal of Honor for their bravery during the Pearl Harbor attack.

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