Aviation museum re-brands to reflect role during Pearl Harbor attack
By William Cole firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept. 2, 2018
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Seattle residents Randina and Ron Gangnes on Wednesday examined the unrestored airframe of a Nakajima B5N2, also known as the “Kate,” the type of bomber that sank the USS Arizona on Dec. 7, 1941. The plane is on display in Hangar 37 at the Pacific Aviation Museum. Randina’s father, Owen Ruddy, was a Pearl Harbor survivor who served on the battleship USS Maryland. “This is having quite an impact on me. To see the actual planes and to hear the stories again is humbling,” Ron Gangnes said.