Arthur Schultz

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: Navy captain who is credited with dropping the bomb that sank the Japanese aircraft carrier the Shoho during the Battle of the Coral Sea during World War II, and who was awarded the Navy Cross for bravery.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from heart surgery

 

Born: June 20, 1918

 

Died: January 23, 2003

 

Location: Sarasota, Florida