Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Remembering Pearl Harbor: Robert Bishop, USS Tennessee

It was 75 Years Ago Today.

From the Vindy, mobi, Youngstown, Ohio Pearl Harbor Survivors Profiles

ROBERT BISHOP, Will be 96 on December 19.  West Austinville, Ohio.

Enlisted in the U.S. Navy September 16, 1940 and discharged March 7, 1952 with the rank of petty officer first class.

On the USS Tennessee during World War II and the USS Shenandoah, a destroyer tender in the Korean War.

Member of the American Legion, VFW and Pearl Harbor Survivors Association.

"The Tennessee shot down five Japanese at Pearl harbor and took hits from two bombs.  Lots of people had terrible things happen to them.  War is a terrible thing."

Hats Off to the Greatest Generation.

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