The Doolittle Raiders

Several veterans of the April 18, 1942, “Doolittle Raid” on Japan talked about their experiences. A video clip was also… read more

Several veterans of the April 18, 1942, “Doolittle Raid” on Japan talked about their experiences. A video clip was also shown of a documentary about General Jimmy Doolittle describing the mission, which involved 16 B-25 bombers with five-man crews. After their presentations the veterans responded to audience members' questions.

The ninth annual conference of the World War II Veterans Committee for the first time expanded to include the Vietnam War under the new umbrella organization, the American Veterans Center. close

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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 10, 2006
Last Aired:
Nov 11, 2006

Airing Details

  • Nov 10, 2006 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 10, 2006 | 10:34pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2006 | 1:22pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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