Thus wrote historian David A. Smith, in the Dallas Morning News, May 27, 2013.
With his ship under attack, burning and holed by two torpedoes, Miller moved wounded sailors to safety and manned a machine gun against enemy planes. A year later he died when a Japanese submarine sank another ship in which he served.
Citizens in Waco, Texas, have designed a memorial to Miller on the banks of the Brazos River.
Author Smith concluded,