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Forgotten Hero: Oklahoma Naval Commander Ernest E. Evans's Gallant Sacrifice at Leyte Gulf

Description: Article explores the question of why Commander Ernest E. Evans's memory is virtually forgotten in his native state while so honored by the U.S. Navy. Evans, an Oklahoma native, bravely fought and died in the Battle of Leyte Gulf in World War II, earning multiple honors for his heroism.
Date: Summer 2010
Creator: Floyd, Larry
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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