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    Honoring Our Heritage: Doolittle Raiders

    13 Featured Videos

    B25s LAUNCHED, TOKYO RAID

    B25s LAUNCHED, TOKYO RAID

    01.28.20 | Courtesy Video | SAF
    (April 1942) Shot List: 1)MS B-25s on deck, ENTERPRISE BG2)HS Bomb comes up small elevator.CU 50 lb.bomb.3)MS Col. Doolittle & Capt.Meltcher, USA...
    Doolittle Raid

    Doolittle Raid

    04.23.19 | Courtesy Video | AllHandsMag
    73rd Anniversary of the Raid on Tokyo
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    44 Featured Images

    President Reagan and Senator Barry Goldwater present the fourth star to General Jimmy James Doolittle

    President Reagan and Senator Barry...

    01.28.20 | Courtesy Photo | SAF
    6/13/1985 President Reagan and Senator Barry Goldwater present the fourth star to General Jimmy James Doolittle during a ceremony in the Indian...
    Photograph of Members of the Tokyo Raid

    Photograph of Members of the Tokyo Raid

    01.28.20 | Courtesy Photo | SAF
    (1943) Original Caption: "Here are some of the veterans of the Tokyo Raid who are now operating under Major General James Doolittle in the North...
    General James Harold Doolittle

    General James Harold Doolittle

    01.24.20 | Courtesy Photo | SAF
    Medal of Honor recipient, pioneering holder of speed records, leader of first aerial attack on the Japanese mainland, and famed World War II air...
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    Mistakes on the Goblets

    01.31.20 | NMUSAF PA | NMAF
    (Published August 20, 2013) DAYTON, Ohio - In 1959 the city of Tucson, Ariz., presented the Doolittle Raiders with a set of silver goblets, each bearing the name of one of the 80 men who flew on the Doolittle Tokyo Raid in April 1942.

    Doolittle and His Raiders Part 2: A...

    04.18.17 | PO2 Charlotte Oliver | AllHandsMag
    USS Hornet (CV 8) steamed out of San Francisco Bay, April 2, 1942, with 16 modified B-25 Mitchell bombers and about 200 men led by Lt. Col. James “Jimmy” Doolittle. Best known as the “Raiders,” their mission was so secret that neither the Hornet nor the base (Alameda Naval Station) was ever mentioned until years later. President Franklin D. Roosevelt only referred to it as “Shangri-la.”
    After the raid that stopped Japan: Doolittle’s co-pilot’s experience and life after the Doolittle Raid

    After the raid that stopped Japan:...

    04.14.14 | SFC Joshua Brandenburg | 7MPAD
    The sun rose over the horizon early in the morning of April 18, 1942. A young American second lieutenant crawled down from the tree he had spent...
    Synonyms: Superman and Doolittle Raider

    Synonyms: Superman and Doolittle Raider

    04.20.13 | MSgt David Salanitri | AFPAA-P
    Looking around the auditorium, legends fill the room. A Tuskegee Airman subtly takes his seat in the crowd. Medal of Honor recipient George...
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