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ROOKS, Capt Albert H memorial at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland

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Albert Harold Rooks
Captain U.S. Navy
Commanding U.S.S. Houston
Class of 1914

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Medal of Honor Captain A.H. Rooks U.S.N.
For extraordinary heroism outstanding courage gallantry in action and distinguished service as commanding officer of the U.s.S. Houston while in action with superior Japanese aerial and surface forces
Captain Rooks was killed in action in the last minutes of the final battle - that of Sunda Strait, Java during the midnight hour of 28 February - 1 March 1942

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Location: Holloway Rd (On the track north of Michelson & Chauvenet Halls) Washington, D.C. Suburbs Maryland, US Naval Academy

Nearest Metro:
New Carrollton (Orange) (click station name for all sculptures nearby) (dcMem ID #3256 )

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USNA website
Wikipedia article on Capt Rooks

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