Doolittle raiders

File photo  A B-25 bomber takes off from the USS Hornet’s flight deck at the beginning of the 1942 Doolittle Raid.

Doolittle Raid Anniversary to Feature Flyover

Mar 28,2017

Alameda Naval Air Museum’s (ANAM) motto — “Come see history in your own backyard” — will have special meaning this Saturday, April 1. The museum invites everyone young and old to visit Alameda Point, where they can look to the skies around 11:45 a.m.

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Colorized image by Lori Lang &nbsp&nbsp Bomber crew one took off in the lead bomber of the Doolittle Raid. Left to right: Navigator Lt. Henry A. Potter, Pilot Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, Bombardier SSgt. Fred A. Braemer, Co-Pilot Lt. Richard E. Cole and Engineer Gunner SSgt. Paul J. Leonard.

Last Doolittle Raider Passes at age 103

Apr 18,2019

Doolittle’s copilot died in San Antonio, Tex., April 9

The sad news that Richard “Dick” Cole died on April 9 at the age of 103 marked the passing of the last of the “Doolittle Raiders.”

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Doolittle Walk on Tap

Mar 29,2016


The Alameda Naval Air Museum is commemorating the 74th anniversary of the Doolittle Raiders with a history walk, lecture and lunch on Saturday, April 2.

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