Bud Currah and Dale Downey home on leave

Wyoming sailor in Kamikaze attack at Okinawa

He was throwing a football with his friend Dale Downey on that cool December day when the word came across the radio. His dad came outside and said the Japanese had just bombed Pearl Harbor. Thomas “Bud Currah” and his friend Dale in youthful ignorance quickly replied, “Don’t worry; we’ll take care of it. Dad …

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