Birth of the 1st Air Commando Group

Dennis Okerstrom talked about his upcoming book, Project 9: The Birth of the Air Commandos in World War II, about a secret team that was a… read more

Dennis Okerstrom talked about his upcoming book, Project 9: The Birth of the Air Commandos in World War II, about a secret team that was a forerunner to modern special forces units. He was joined by Dick Cole, who also talked about his experiences such as flying as Jimmy Doolittle’s co-pilot in the 1942 raid on Tokyo, flying supplies over the Himalayas into China, and becoming one of the Air Commandos.

This program at the Kansas City Public Library’s Plaza Branch was co-sponsored by Park University. close

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Birth of the 1st Air Commando Group

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Program ID:
319788-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jul 5, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 13, 2014

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  • Jul 05, 2014 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 06, 2014 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2014 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2014 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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