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Old 11-09-2013, 11:53 AM   #1
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Doolittle raiders final toast

Thousands gather for WWII Doolittle Raiders’ final toast events at Air Force museum in Ohio - The Washington Post

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Old 11-09-2013, 07:15 PM   #2
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Thanks for posting that... It's a real shame they don't teach History in school anymore... People so caught up in their 'smart phones', computers, fancy cars,, etc,,, forget or never know what it took to get here.... Nor do they care ...

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Old 11-09-2013, 07:33 PM   #3
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Actuallywith todays technology this information is more available today then it ever was before. For that I am greatful as well as for our men and women that served and are serving in the Armed Forces.
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Thanks for posting that.
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Old 11-10-2013, 07:21 AM   #5
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Old 11-10-2013, 07:59 AM   #6
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What a great story.
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:08 AM   #7
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The Greatest Generation!
That's right, and just think, It's taken us only around 70 years to get from the Greatest Generation, to where I'd term the dumbest generation.

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Thank you to all who have served and sacrificed for all of us.
As to the earlier comment I read in this thread about going from the greatest to the dumbest in 70 years. I can only say I still see young men and women coming home everyday wounded in the sacrifice to protect this great nation and all of us at home.

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Old 11-10-2013, 12:19 PM   #9
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My dad, Robert Sr., was a "Hump Flyer" in WWII (he flew combat cargo through, not over, the Himalayas in his little C47, the "Edwenia", named for my mother). Doolittle and his men were true American heros. These men are to be cherished, revered and remembered.
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Old 11-10-2013, 05:39 PM   #11
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I had the great honor of escorting Richard Cole, Jimmy Doolittle's co pilot, at EAA's Air Venture in Oshkosh. What a humble, charming man he is. He gave several presentations, signed countless books, posters, airplanes, etc. All of this was very tiring for him, but I never heard a single complaint. An amazing man.

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Thanks for the post, great story and definitely the greatest generation....

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