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FLASHBACK: Doolittle's Tokyo Raid

Honoring the 70th anniversary of Doolittle's Tokyo Raid in 2012, The Washington Times provides exclusive reunion multimedia coverage interviewing the last five surviving members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders: Tom Griffin, Ed Saylor, Dick Cole, Robert Hite and David Thatcher.

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Richard Cole (center) proposes a toast with two other surviving members of the 1942 Tokyo raid led by Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle — Edward Saylor (left) and David Thatcher — on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. The fourth surviving member, Robert Hite, was unable to travel to the ceremonies. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Final toast to World War II's Doolittle Raiders: 'Peace'

- Associated Press

Known as the Doolittle Raiders, the 80 men who risked their lives on a World War II bombing mission on Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor were toasted one last time by their surviving comrades and honored with a Veterans Day weekend of fanfare shared by thousands.

Then-Lt. Col. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle (center) is surrounded by airmen at an advanced air base in Tunisia on Jan. 28, 1943. Below them, a B-25 Mitchell bomber takes off from the USS Hornet's flight deck for the bombing mission over Japan on April 19, 1942. (Associated Press photos/Illustration by The Washington Times)

Five survivors of Doolittle Tokyo Raiders recall daring sortie

- The Washington Times

The five remaining survivors of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders — the daring crew that led America's first military strike against the Imperial Japanese homeland, four months after the infamous sneak attack on Pearl Harbor — recognize their prominent place in history seven decades later.