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Granddaughter of Gen. James “Jimmy” Doolittle visits 95th RS
Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, granddaughter of Gen. James Harold “Jimmy” Doolittle, American aviation pioneer and retired lieutenant general in the U.S. Army Air Corps, signs a photo of her grandfather and some of his crew during a visit to the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron Heritage Hub. On April 18, 1942, then-Lt. Col. Doolittle led the daylight air raid on Tokyo after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. His crew on that mission became known as the “Doolittle Raiders.” Hoppes visited RAF Mildenhall along with former World War II bases in East Anglia during the 100th Bomb Group Foundation visit to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the 100th Bomb Group. During World War II, six of the 16 Doolittle Raiders’ crew were from the 95th Bomb Squadron. The 95th BS was redesignated the 95th RS in 1982. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere)

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Photo by: Karen Abeyasekere |  VIRIN: 170512-F-EJ686-1025.JPG