Last known Coast Guard WWII POW to return home

77 years after his death, Lt. James “Jimmy” Crotty’s remains will return home.  Crotty played an integral part in turning the tides for Americans after Pearl Harbor and eventually became the first Coast Guard Prisoner of War (POW) since the War of 1812.  Crotty’s legacy has left its mark on Coast Guard history. Jimmy Crotty …

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