Lt. Cdr. John C. Waldron, standing third from left, was the CO of Torpedo Squadron 8 (VT-8) on USS Hornet. All 15 of VT-8’s Douglas TBD-1 Devastators were shot down; 29 of 30 crewmen died. The night before the attack on the Japanese fleet, Waldron
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