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Seaman 2c Donald Arthur Strom

  • Branch: Navy
  • Hometown/City: , Portland, OR
  • Date of Birth: 09-17-1922
  • Date of Death: 07-30-1945
  • Conflict: WWII
  • Unit:
  • Port/Base: U.S.S. Indianapolis

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    Seaman 2C Donald Arthur Strom was serving aboard the USS Indianapolis on July 30, 1945 when it was struck by Japanese torpedoes and sunk. Out of 1,195 crew members aboard the ship, 879 men lost their lives in the sinking and subsequent days adrift at sea. The sinking of the USS Indianapolis to this day is known as one of the worst naval disasters in US history.
    World War II Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties, 1941-1945
    Name: Donald Arthur Strom
    Relative Name: Mrs. Betty Jean Steele
    Relative Relationship: Wife
    State: Oregon
    Country: United States
    Type of Casualty: Killed In Action
    Roll: ww2c_27

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