Sign up for the TODAY newsletter

You have successfully subscribed to the TODAY newsletter.

Subscribe now and get trending stories, celebrity news and all the best of TODAY.

Life well lived: Navy Lt. Jim Downing dies at 104

by TODAY / / Source: TODAY

Get the latest from TODAY

Sign up for our newsletter

Navy Lt. Jim Downing was the second oldest survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. On that fateful day, he did his best to prevent ammunition from exploding, but it’s what he did next that makes his story unique. Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist remembers another life well lived.

Get the latest from TODAY

Sign up for our newsletter

Get the latest from TODAY

Sign up for our newsletter
MORE FROM today