Father WWII

Commander Theodore Hechler, Jr., US Navy History - My Father

Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941 “Like Swatting Bees in a Telephone Booth.”
By Commander Theodore Hechler, Jr.
Proceedings, December 1980, a US Navy magazine.


T. Hechler“Pearl Harbor 40 years ago: They were there.”
News American, December 6, 1980.


Phenix Dec. 1941
Article by Jim Burke. “Phoenix Remembered.”
Publication unknown. Date the week of May 2, 1982

PBYTed Hechler's PBY
photo of a crashed PBY
(like one my father flew)

Some of family history on my father’s side. Theodore Hechler, Jr. was born in New York City, September 26, 1916 and died August 14, 1983 in Annapolis, MD. He is buried at the Arlington National Cemetery.

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