Jimmy Doolittle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jimmy Doolittle United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
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Usage

In literature:

This was the field where General Jimmy Doolittle trained his crew for the bombing of Japan.
"The Biography of a Rabbit" by Roy Benson
Jimmie Doolittle has demonstrated American airplanes all over the world.
"Test Pilot" by Jimmy Collins
Jimmy Doolittle retaliated by knocking him stiff and cold in a few minutes.
"Famous Flyers" by J. J. Grayson
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In news:

A benefit to raise funds to bring the Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum to Vacaville will be held Saturday at the Nut Tree Airport.
This will be the second annual Stars & Stripes event, organized by the Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum Education Foundation.
Who was Jimmy Doolittle .
On April 18, 1942, just 19 weeks after Japan's devastating attack on the US at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Lieutenant Colonel James H ' Jimmy' Doolittle led the famed retaliatory bombardment of the Japanese capital.
Stars & Stripes is hoping its 2nd fundraising dinner and auction, Recognizing Our American Patriots, will be a huge step toward raising the essential cash in making the Nut Tree Airport the home for the Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum.
James H "Jimmy" Doolittle (center) is surrounded by airmen at more.
Jimmy Doolittle remembers the birth of the US space program.
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