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Old 04-13-2019, 09:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Richard Cole, the last Doolittle Raider has died

May God rest this hero's soul. The last of the Doolittle Raiders flying co-pilot in the lead aircraft of the raid over Tokyo, Lt. Colonel Richard Cole has died.
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Old 05-23-2020, 10:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's strange to think of how few WWII veterans are left now. I wonder how many 1st hand stories have been lost without ever having been told. I sure miss talking with my grandfather who served in the Pacific Theater. We lose a certain perspective when we lose a generation like that. It makes me think of Civil War Veterans.
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