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75th Anniversary Doolittle Raid - Lt Col Richard "Dick" Cole

Event Type: Local History
Date: 4/19/2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 On April 18th, 1942, eighty men took off on a top-secret mission to bomb Japan. The mission was thought to be impossible. These men, led by Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, came to be known as the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. Today only one of these men still survives. In honor of the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, Lt. Colonel Richard Cole will share his story. A 30-minute showing of "Raiders Remembered" will precede Lt. Colonel Cole's talk and a book signing will follow. Co-sponsored by Simon Kenton SAR & Boone County DAR. This event will also take place at 6:30 p.m. on April 19.
Library: Main Library    Map to Main Library
Location: Meeting Room ABC
Contact: Local History