James Doolittle

The Empire Strikes Back: Doolittle’s Raid.

by Daniel Russ on October 16, 2010

Crews were chosen and planes were chosen by Colonel James Doolittle and assembled at Eglin Field in Florida were they trained. Sixteen B-25s were altered, made lighter by removing non-essentials (yes, that meant the liaison radio was removed.) Some gun turrets were taken out and fake twin 50s were put into the after gun turret […]