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75 years ago, America got her man

April 15, 2018
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75 years ago, America got her man

There was no Facebook, Twitter or Google; no Amazon Prime, no Netflix binge watching. Satellites were moons that circled planets. Television was invented but the range so limited and reception so poor it was at best a “maybe” for the future. Radar was around but still an infant. And anything remotely resembling a computer...

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Doolittle Raid Spirit Needs Revived In Washington

April 18, 2012
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Doolittle Raid Spirit Needs Revived In Washington

Around noon, 70 years ago today, residents in the outskirts of Tokyo heard the powerful drone of aircraft engines and looked up to see B-25 Mitchell bombers skimming their roof tops. Minutes later they heard the explosions and saw the smoke rising skyward as the Mitchell’s opened their bomb bay doors and delivered their...

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