S.Res.418 - 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:||Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 04/16/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||08/02/2012 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6011) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.418 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (08/02/2012)
Recognizes the valor, skill, and courage of the Doolittle Tokyo 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 Force of the Second World War, the future of the Air Force, and the United States as a whole.
Commends the 5 living members and 80 original members of the Raiders for their participation in the Tokyo, Japan, bombing raid of April 18, 1942.