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Volckert Petrus Douw

Commander, Navy

Born: March 4, 1907
Hometown: Arlington, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: April 29, 1945

Served aboard the USS Hazelwood DD-531. Killed in combat during Okinawa assault by kamikazes. Ten of the ships 19 officers and 67 enlisted men were killed.

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