Oklahoma Casualties Database

U.S.S. Oklahoma

Goodwin, Robert

"Another Iowa youth who gave his life for his country during the attack on Pearl Harbor was Robert Gooodwin, 20, son of Mr. & Mrs. Sinburn Goodwin of Fort Madison, Ia. Robert was a cook on the battleship Oklahoma, which capsized. The Goodwins have another son, McNiel, serving in the navy with the Asiatic fleet."
-hometown newspaper clipping, c.1941

Oklahoma Historical Society

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