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Poem by Richard's son, Tim Burke

 

Richard Burke's Awards of Commendation

Honor brings back memories for gunner in Doolittle Raid
by Eric Gonzales, Press Middletown Bureau
Asbury Park Press,
July 21, 1995, page B2

 

Middletown Man Honored for World War II Heroics
by Doug McKenzie, Staff Writer
Middletown Independent,
May 3, 2000

 

USS Hornet Sunk October 26, 1942

Forgotten Sailors of the Doolittle Raid
by Bert "Budd" Whited, ADRC USN Retired
Military: The Press of Freedom, October 1993

 

Hero of Hornet Says Jap Fliers Thumbed Noses
Daily News, Monday, January 18, 1943

 

U.S. Marine Muster Roll – USS Hornet CV-8 – Oct. 1-31, 1942
Source: Charles Cummings & John Gaito

 

U.S. Marines Killed and Wounded Aboard the USS Hornet on Oct. 26, 1942
Source: Charles Cummings

 

USS Hornet Marines Gun Positions
Source: John Gaito

 

 

   
 

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