The B-25 "Mitchell" was a multi-role bomber used during World War II. Less than five months after the attack at Pearl Harbor, Lieutenant Colonel James "Jimmy" Doolittle led a squadron of sixteen B-25 bombers to attack the main Japanese islands. Fifty years later, the remaining airmen who flew the Doolittle Raid over Tokyo held their 50th anniversary reunion in Columbia, South Carolina. They celebrated with re-enactments, and the segment also features a brief documentary about the mission.
- This indicator was designed to promote inquiry into military and economic policies during World War II, to include the significance of military bases in South Carolina. This indicator was also developed to foster inquiry into postwar economic developments and demographic changes, to include the immigration of Jewish refugees following the Holocaust.