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Henry Tribe writes about history’s heroes—like OHIO’s own Top Gun pilot and the coach who fought segregation

Left to right: Lt. Henry A. Potter, navigator; Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, pilot; Staff Sgt. Fred A. Braemer, bombardier; Lt. Richard E. Cole, co-pilot; and Staff Sgt. Paul J. Leonard, engineer-gunner. With Dick Cole as his co-pilot, Jimmy Doolittle commanded the bomber mission to Japan on April 18, 1942. Photo courtesy United States Air Force.

From Ohio University News In the archives of Alden Library lies a World War II-era story that sounds a lot like the plot from the summer blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick. Following the devastating attack on the fleet at Pearl Harbor, Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle was given the task of designing […]

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June 15, 2022 at 12:18 pmAlumni News