Lt. Col. James Doolittle leans over a bomb on the USS Hornet deck just before his "Raiders" began the bombing raid on Tokyo.

Remaining Doolittle Raiders Reunite For The Last Time

The surviving Doolittle Raiders were among the most universally admired…

The surviving Doolittle Raiders were among the most universally admired and revered men in the United States. They were 80 of the Raiders in April 1942, who carried out one of the most courageous and intense operations in this nation’s history. Now only four survive, and will gather publicly for the last time at Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

The Doolittle Raid sent a message from the United States to its enemies, and to the rest of the world:

“We will fight. And, no matter what it takes, we will win.”

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