Jimmy Doolittle: King of the Sky
This DVD features the dazzling career Jimmy Doolittle, a Medal of Honor recipient and aviation pioneer who led WWII’s most hair-raising air raids. His daring exploits over Japan and Europe heartened his fellow airmen and helped to win the war. Archival film footage shows the pilot on some of his daring flights. Hear wartime buddies talk about the man and his incredible skill as a flyer. See how his perilous experiments with blind flying helped usher in the era of commercial aviation. Experts and members of his family shed light on his daring exploits, which included the first American raid on Tokyo during the war.
Total Time: Fifty minutes on one DVD; black and white