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Missourian James H. Howard got separated from his fighter group and, all alone, attacked a German flight of thirty planes. He shot down six. He had earlier recorded six kills while serving with the "Flying Tigers" in Asia. more

Jan 11, 2017 12:23 PM Missouri History

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Black aviator, Wendell Pruitt, was honored in his home town of St. Louis on this day. He won the Distinguished Flying Cross for shooting down three German planes, destroying 70 on the ground and helping to sink a German destroyer. more

Dec 12, 2016 10:52 AM Missouri History

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In honor of the brave leader of the "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" Centerville (west of Rolla on Route 66) was re-named for the leader of the raid, St. Louis oil executive, Jimmy Doolittle. more

Oct 11, 2016 1:09 AM Missouri History

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