Second-oldest Pearl Harbor survivor, Jim Downing, dies at 104

February 15, 2018 4:15 am stripes.com
Second-oldest Pearl Harbor survivor, Jim Downing, dies at 104

At 104, Pearl Harbor survivor Navy Lt. Jim Downing was a confidant of presidents and a star of national television. From talk shows to a profile in Time magazine, Downing was feted as the second-oldest man who endured the events of Dec. 7, 1941. But Downing, who died from complications after surgery Tuesday, loved talking with school kids the most. Even in the last months of his life, Downing would…

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