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|Pilot Col. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle, O-2771885 (survived) Alameda, CA
Co-Pilot Lt. Richard E. Cole, O-421602 (survived)
Navigator Lt. Henry A. Potter, O-419614 (survived) Pierre, SD
Bombardier Sgt Fred A. Breamer, 6875923 (survived)
Gunner Sgt Paul J. Leonard, 6248728 (survived)
Landed April 18, 1942 "Doolittle Raid"
As the lead B-25 proceeded to Tokyo and bombed the north central industrial area with four incendiary cluster bombs. Afterwards, this B-25 proceeded to the coast of China where unfavorable weather made it necessary for crew to bail out from 8,000' north of Quzhou in China, roughly 70 miles north of Chuchow.
Fates of the Crew
Afterwards, Doolittle earned the Medal of Honor for his role in the mission.
Potter passed away May 27, 2002. He is buried at Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery and Mausoleum in Pflugerville, TX.
Cole is the sole surviving crew member from the "Doolittle Raid".
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