Chaplain O’Callahan & the USS Franklin

On 19 March 1945 Japanese bombers attacked the U.S.S. Franklin off the coast of Japan. Chaplain Joseph Timothy O’Callahan’s actions on that day earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor. This video uses narrative from the program “Profiles in Patriotism” from a vinyl record produced by the U.S. Navy Recruiting Service about 1968.

About Daryl Densford

I am an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene serving as an active-duty Army Chaplain. I am currently an ethics instructor at the U.S. Army Aviation School at Fort Rucker, Alabama.

Posted on 19 March 2021, in Chaplaincy, History, Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. As Profiles in Patriotism illustrates, military chaplains deserve the highest respect for their commitment and courage in the execution of their duty. I have created a short summary of military and navy chaplains in World War II that illustrates this great contribution. Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JmQzPF2c00

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