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David Thatcher, 90, is among the five remaining men of the 79 who flew with then-Lt. Col. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle on his historic bombing mission over Japan on April 19, 1942. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

David Thatcher, 90, is among the five remaining men of the 79 who flew with then-Lt. Col. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle on his historic bombing mission over Japan on April 19, 1942. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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