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David Sullivan was a young doctor aboard the USS Card, a “baby flattop” aircraft carrier in two different theaters of World War II.
A German U-boat founders and begins to sink as its crew casts off in lifeboats. The sub was hit by a depth charge from a plane from the USS Card. Sullivan was on board.
Sullivan, third from left, stands at attention during a ceremony with his fellow officers of the USS Card.
Sullivan looks at some old photographs of his World War II shipmates on May 13, 2008, at his home in Spokane.