Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Question: Who was the native Texan who commanded the recently discovered submarine that was sunk in the Philippine Sea during World War II?

Answer: Samuel Dealey was the sole commander of the USS Harder, which sank sixteen Japanese warships—the most of any American submarine—during its six patrols between December 1942 and August 1944. Dealey was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery and service.