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Topic - Eric Fanning
He noted that all volunteered for a mission with high risks throughout, from the launch of B-25 bombers from a carrier at sea, the attack on Tokyo and lack of fuel to reach safe bases.
Acting Air Force Secretary Eric Fanning said America was at a low point after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and other Axis successes, before "these 80 men who showed the nation that we were nowhere near defeat."