Gordon Jones, Pearl Harbor survivor who pushed Navy to name ship after attack, dies
For 15 years, Gordon Jones received the same answer every time he wrote a letter to the Navy asking it to name a ship for Pearl Harbor, the site of the Japanese attack that killed more than 2,400 Americans and ushered the United States into World War II. It got to the point where he could recite the response by heart: "We have more names than we do ships, but we will consider you in the future."
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