Navigator Founder Launches Book on Pearl Harbor

James Downing, 103, is one of the founding fathers of The Navigators, starting in a Bible study with a small group of naval officers and then serving to advance the Gospel as a Navigator leader until the present day.

On December 7, 1941, Downing was serving the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor on the USS West Virginia. In a new book published by NavPress, titled The Other Side of Infamy: My Journey Through Pearl Harbor and the World of War, Downing recounts in intimate detail the events of that fateful morning.

Downing’s unique perspective on Pearl Harbor, World War II, and twentieth-century American history offers insights into how we might live with courage and conviction in our own troubled times. For more information, visit    

Michael Blake
The Other Side of Infamy is an insightful journey of courage and faith. As a Naval enlisted man during the 60's and 70's this brought forth cherished memories and Navigator connection while in the service. Those encounters shaped my spiritual growth and pastoral leadership years later. The Navigator Ministry has and continues to be an enriching tool in helping men and women be transformed into the image of Christ. Such is, Jim Downing, who has and is a spiritual leader even today at 105 years of age. You will find his book a deep blessing.
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