28 May '18, 10pm

Giving thanks and remembering on Memorial Day

May 1943 my grandfather W. Wayne Brady U.S. Navy was crew aboard USS Savannah CL-42 when the warship left Norfolk, Virginia to take part in the invasion of Sicily. While bombarding German shore defenses off the coast of Salerno, Italy on Sept 11, 1943 he was injured when a German aircraft hit the USS Savannah with a radio-controlled bomb that killed 197 of his shipmates, for which he received a Purple Heart medal at age 21. He was in the shower on board the ship when the air raid siren went off, reported to deck, and operated a 40 millimeter anti-aircraft cannon firing 7000 rounds per hour at German aircraft, for 12 hours wearing only a life preserver. He saw many jump overboard into the sea because of the heat.

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