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Retired Rear Adm. Donald "Mac" Showers, 92, shows his 1942 military registration card, or identification card, at his home in Arlington, Va., on November 22, 2011. Showers is one of the remaining survivors that helped lead the effort to break the Japanese code which resulted in a victory at battle of Midway in 1942. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)
Photo by: ANDREW S. GERACI
Retired Rear Adm. Donald "Mac" Showers, 92, shows his 1942 military registration card, or identification card, at his home in Arlington, Va., on November 22, 2011. Showers is one of the remaining survivors that helped lead the effort to break the Japanese code which resulted in a victory at battle of Midway in 1942. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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