Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Lt Colonel Richard Cole, RIP -- April 10, 2019
The last surviving Doolittle Raider, Lt Colonel Richard Cole has died.  He served as Jimmy Doolittle's co-pilot. Jimmy Doolittle was an aviation pioneer who led the first raid against the Japanese mainland during the Second World War. He and his raiders flew B-25s off the deck of the carrier Hornet. The image is from the movie based on the raid, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo.

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