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Old 04-19-2021, 03:28 AM
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FYI...April 18th was the anniversary of a few historically important events. Paul Revere’s Ride, Doolittle’s Raid Over Tokyo and the shoot down if Japanese Adm. Yamamoto. Over Rabaul, New Guinea.*

*Charles Lindbergh was hired as an advisor to help the US P-38 Lightning pilots get the most “mileage” out of their planes in order to intercept Yamamoto’s flight. This usually un-heralded mission had a major inhibiting impact on Japan’s ability to prosecute war for the remainder of the conflict.
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Old 04-22-2021, 02:53 PM
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Each of these things happened on April 18th? Wow! I did not know that.
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