Saturday, January 4, 2014

The Doolittle Raiders 2012 Reunion

From the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in 2012. //// At the time, there were five remaining Raiders and all five were well enough to attend the 70th anniversary of the Raid in April 2012. They are: LT. COL. ROBERT E. COLE, co-pilot of No. 1 (Doolittle's plane); //// MAJOR THOMAS C. GRIFFIN, Navigator of No. 9; //// LT.COL. ROBERT L. HITE, Co-pilot of No. 16; //// LT. COL. EDWARD J. SAYLOR, engineer and gunner on No. 15 and MASTER SGT. DAVID J. THATCHER, Engineer/gunner on No. 7. //// Plans for the Reunion: TUESDAY, APRIL 17-- 7:30, Arrival of B-25s. Open for inspection 10 to 6 PM. // WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18TH-- "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" film shown. 1 PM-- B-25 Flyover. 1:30 to 3 PM Memorial Service. // THURSDAY, APRIL 19TH-- 2-4 PM autograph session. // FRIDAY, APRIL 20TH-- 10- 11:15 AM Education Program. 2-4 PM Autograph Session. --GreGen

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