Robin Olds – WWII and Vietnam ACE

Robin Olds – WWII and Vietnam ACE

It is August 23, 1944, and a flight of American P-38 Lightning is escorting a bomber group above the German countryside. They are cruising at 28,000 feet when about forty German Messerschmitt Bf 109s are spotted far off on the flight’s left. The Germans are unaware of...
Last Surviving Doolittle Raider Dies at 103

Last Surviving Doolittle Raider Dies at 103

April 18, 1942 – 1 ship, 16 bombers, 80 volunteers, 650 nautical miles, 1 target, and 2 goals – boost morale in the U.S. and attack Japan just months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Even though this highly classified mission only caused minor damage, the...