Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight
to a Person on the Ground Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

"Everything is easy if somebody else is the one doing it." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

And Then There Were None; Doolittle Ed.

Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, the last of the 80 Doolittle Tokyo Raiders who carried out the daring U.S. attack on Japan during World War II, died Tuesday at a military hospital in Texas. He was 103.
Col. Cole's memorial service will be held next week, on the 77th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid.

The Raiders now belong to history.

1 comment:

Deadstick said...

I gather from the coverage that he was Doolittle's copilot. So, he had the shortest takeoff roll of all of them...