May 12, 1925 – – September 22, 2015
Did you know that among the D Day invasion force was New York Yankees legend and MLB Hall of Famer Yogi Berra? At the age of 19, Berra was a gunner’s mate assigned to attack transport USS Bayfield (APA 33). The Bayfield carried troops of the 8th Infantry Regiment to Utah Beach.
Source: U.S. Naval Institute