publication date: Saturday, April 8, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)
clue: This chef helped make racial discrimination in the military one more casualty of Pearl Harbor.
explanation: Miller was a chef hailed as a hero for his heroic actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor, and became the first black sailor to receive the Navy Cross. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Todd Brotsch, and Bob Miller
trivia: Scott originally created this goo for Military History Week but didn't want to have too many WWII figures in it.