USS Hornet

Lt Col Dick Cole, the Last Doolittle Raider, Dies at 103

Lt Col Dick Cole, the Last Doolittle Raider, Dies at 103

A legendary chapter in Air Force history has come to a close. Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole, the… Read More

5 years ago

This F6F Hellcat Pilot and his Puppy were Inseparable until he was shot down over Indochina

‘Rabbit’ Moranville and ‘Gunner’ were inseparable until Moranville was shot down over Indochina in January 1945. On the afternoon of… Read More

5 years ago

THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: THE DOOLITTLE RAIDERS AND THE FIRST U.S. AIR STRIKE ON JAPANESE HOME ISLANDS

Even if the Doolittle Raid caused only minor damage, it forced the Japanese to recall combat forces for home defense… Read More

7 years ago