Henry Mouzon poses with his Purple Heart. Mouzon, who served as a gunner still has scars he received from an attack by a kamikaze pilot who slammed his plane into Gun Tub 10, a battle station of African-Americans and Latinos who served as cooks and waiters of the U.S.S. Intrepid (credit: http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/GunTub10.aspx) while fighting in the South Pacific in World War II.
Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore Sun
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