Three Doolittle Raiders inducted into Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame

GREENFIELD, IOWA — At the Iowa Aviation Museum’s annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony, three Iowa soldiers were recognized. These men participated in the famous “Doolittle Tokyo Raiders” secret mission on April 18, 1942. The participants honored were USAF Colonel Charles Ross Greening; U.S. Army Air Forces Cpl Leland D. Faktor; and U.S. Army Air Forces SSGT William J. Dieter.

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Documentary hits theaters

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The creators of the Emmy Award winning PBS hit “Red Tail Reborn” have released a new aviation documentary, “The Restorers-They Were All Volunteers,” which centers on airplane restorers and the World War II heroes known as the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. The documentary will appear in theaters in select cities throughout the Midwest.

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