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Farewell to the Doolittle Raiders

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. Here is something to read ...

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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.

Here is something to read for Veterans’ Day.

Meanwhile, Rommel’s son died. 

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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