Awarded both the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Purple Heart
According to Wikipedia,
Jacob Daniel DeShazer participated in the Doolittle Raid as a staff sergeant and later became a Christian missionary in Japan. Early years DeShazer was born on 15 November 1912 in West Stayton, Oregon and graduated from Madras High School in Madras, Oregon in 1931. On Sunday 7 December 1941, while peeling potatoes, DeShazer heard news of the attack on Pearl Harbor over the radio. He became enraged, shouting: "Japan is going to have to pay for this!" He also was an atheist.
Jacob DeShazer is affiliated with the following schools: