The man chosen to oversee the whole project was a former boxer turned aviator, Jimmy Doolittle
. After a quick study of aircraft available for the mission, he chose the B-25 Mitchell bomber named after aviation pioneer Gen.
The author spends a great deal of time describing the details surrounding the aftermath of Col Jimmy Doolittle
's successful airpower demonstration, the sinking of the German battleship Ostfriesland.
The visit culminated in a Doolittle Award presentation attended by a hangar full of Wing members and community leaders, and highlighted by prescient words that Jimmy Doolittle
wrote in a 1945 letter to his wife.
presented the award on two occasions.
I'm LT Bart Savagewood, USN, and I fly F/A-18 Super Hornets on the USS Jimmy Doolittle
. I've been asked to write a few words about cyber and what it is I believe is important in the cyber world.
He blamed Eighth Air Force commander Jimmy Doolittle
and others even though he had insisted that his troops remain closer to the bomb line than the airmen considered safe.
Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle
and the Raid that Avenged Pearl Harbor.
Featuring behind-the-scenes portraits of FDR, George Marshall, Henry Stimson, Harry Hopkins, Jimmy Doolittle
, and Curtis LeMay, as well as scores of largely forgotten heroes and heroines of the wartime industrial effort, Freedom's Forge is the American story writ large.
US Air Force leaders such as Jimmy Doolittle
gained instant fame from bombing raids over Japan.
On April 18, 1942, pilot Jimmy Doolittle
led 16 U.S.
That was the celebrated raid on Tokyo carried out by Jimmy Doolittle
and his specially trained Army pilots.
The aviators; Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle
, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight.