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This Morning

Every April 18 when I wake up in the morning, I immediately think of a particular group of 80 men who seemingly did the impossible. If not for them, this world as we know it today might not be. Of … Continue reading

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Books About the Men and the Mission

Over the last couple of days of writing about General Doolittle and his raid, many who know me have stopped and talked specifically about the men and the mission. To each, I have recommended a couple of books. The first … Continue reading

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Jimmy Doolittle

On Tuesday, September 28, 1993, my alarm was set for 6 a.m. as usual. When the radio clicked on, the newscaster said, “Yesterday, famed aviator and American hero Jimmy Doolittle died peacefully at his home in Pebble Beach, CA.” As … Continue reading

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