April 18, 1942: The Doolittle Raid

  Seventy-five years ago 80 very brave Americans, led by Army Air Corps Lieutenant Colonel James H. Doolittle, brought the nation a badly needed morale boost.  The War in the Pacific was going badly as defeat followed defeat.  Navy Captain Francis

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Doolittle Raiders Hold Their Final Public Reunion

Inevitable, but still sad: Wednesday’s event at the base is part of a weeklong series of activities planned by the military and community leaders to honor the men. Thomas Casey, business manager for the Raiders and a longtime fan of

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From Shangri-La to Tokyo

  Seventy years ago 80 very brave Americans, led by Army Air Corps Lieutenant Colonel James H. Doolittle, brought the nation a badly needed morale boost.  The War in the Pacific was going badly as defeat followed defeat.  Navy Captain Francis Low hit upon

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