- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three of the four Doolittle’s men who are still alive held their final reunion over the weekend. "May they rest in peace," said retired Lt. Col. Richard Cole, aged 98. He was Doolittle’s co-pilot in the daring unescorted bomber raid on Tokyo just four months after the Pearl Harbor attack.
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Meanwhile, Rommel’s son died.