Birth of the 1st Air Commando Group
This program at the Kansas City Public Library’s Plaza Branch was co-sponsored by Park University.
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.
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Bill Cartwright Veteran
Richard "Dick" E. Cole Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) U.S. Air Force
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