Doolittle Raiders Historical

Doolittle Raiders Historical (HM1XTC)

Location: Eglin Air Force Base, FL 32542 Okaloosa County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 27.98', W 86° 33.705'

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April 18, 1942
Gallant men of the United States Air Force led by Brigadier General (then Lt. Colonel) James H. Doolittle flew from the USS Hornet eight hundred miles across the Pacific during World War II to bomb Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Kobe, Nagoya, the first attack on Japan following Pearl Harbor
April 18, 1962
To honor these brave men and in memory of those who sacrificed their lives in serving their country the United States Air Force presented the last B- 25 bomber to Valparaiso - Niceville, home of the Doolittle Raiders while training at Eglin Air Force Base for this historic flight.
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Date Added Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 5:04pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 542069 N 3370542
Decimal Degrees30.46633333, -86.56175000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 27.98', W 86° 33.705'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 27' 58.8" N, 86° 33' 42.3" W
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Area Code(s)850
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near FL-85, Eglin Air Force Base FL 32542, US
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