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Remains of 3 Wisconsin brothers killed at Pearl Harbor identified – WIZM 92.3FM 1410AM – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-06-23 01:10:15 –

New London, Wisconsin (AP) —US military officials have announced that the bodies of three Wisconsin brothers killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified.

According to officials, 22-year-old Navy Firefighter Level 1 Malcolm J. Barber, 21-year-old Navy Firefighter Level 1 Leroy K. Barber, and 18-year-old Navy Firefighter Level 2 Randolph H. Barber have been assigned to USS Oklahoma. .. Second World War. They grew up in New London.

Oklahoma was moored on Ford Island when attacked by a Japanese aircraft on December 7, 1941. According to officials, the ship was hit by multiple torpedoes and was immediately captured. As a result, 429 crew members were killed.

The military said the brothers were accounted for on June 10, 2020.

The USS Barber, a naval vessel launched in 1943, was named in honor of them.



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