Above: The medals awarded to the ship & her crew.
Above: Bridge area riddled with holes.
Left: Don stands on fantail the day after the attack with 2 of the 820 rocket & cannon holes.
Above: Tip of torpedo hole at waterline.
Don has suffered with Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  As a result he is committed to sharing and working with Veterans issues.
Below: Don after 2 days of cleaning up 25 dead shipmates during drydock in Malta.
Left: 40ft. torpedo hole in dry dock.  Below the timber is the water line.  Below tip of the hole and waterline is most of the hole with my shipmate in center of picture.