H.Res.777 - Commemorating the 70th anniversary and commending the brave men of the 17th Bombardment Group (Medium) who became known as the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" for outstanding heroism, valor, skill, and service to the United States in conducting the bombing of Tokyo on April 18, 1942.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] (Introduced 09/11/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/05/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.777 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/11/2012)
Commends the 5 living and 80 original members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders for their participation in the Tokyo, Japan, bombing raid of April 18, 1942.
Recognizes the valor, skill, and courage of the Raiders that proved invaluable to the eventual defeat of Japan during the Second World War.
Acknowledges that the actions of the Raiders helped to forge an enduring example of heroism in the face of uncertainty for the Army Air Corps of the Second World War, the future of the Air Force, and the United States as a whole.