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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Doolittle Raider dies at 96

Maj. Thomas Griffin at his home in Cincinnati in 2011. On the wall is a Time magazine cover of Lt. Col. James Doolittle and a painting of one of the B-25B Mitchell bombers used in Doolittle's raid on Japan in 1942. Griffin, a navigator on one of the planes used in the raid, died Tuesday at 96.