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OT: No, not Navajo Code Talkers. Last surviving Doolittle Raider
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danny burstein
2017-04-19 02:43:04 UTC
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Pretty important anniversary.

Today was (modulo International Date Line and time zones)
the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo
and some other parts of Japan.

It turns out there's just one remaining crew member:

[Wiki]
Col. Richard E. Cole, copilot of aircraft No. 1 (age 101)

Main article:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doolittle_Raid

and

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirty_Seconds_Over_Tokyo

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Bryan Styble
2017-04-19 07:55:33 UTC
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Thanks for reminding us of this little-noticed commemoration of a remarkable mission, Danny. Also good to know there's a centenarian survivor!

BRYAN STYBLE/Florida

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