Honor & Sacrifice: WSIU Remembers World War II

Yorktown Memories

Special | 26m 3s

Robert Duncan learned to fly the Hellcat fighter plane and made naval aviation history as the first Hellcat fighter pilot to shoot down a Japanese Zero. Albert Ketchum served for two years aboard the Yorktown during two of World War II’s biggest naval battles – Leyte Gulf and the island-hopping campaign that brought the war to the Japanese homeland.

Aired: 07/19/12

Rating: NR

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