The first to take-off of the U.S.S. Hornet on April 18, 1942, is the last to land.
Remembering Doolittle Raider Staff Sgt. David Thatcher
The National Museum of the USAF remembers Staff Sgt. David Thatcher, engineer/gunner on Crew #7 with the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. He passed away on June 22, 2016 in Montana.