In 2009, student filmmaker Morgan Adams created a film about the Doolittle Raiders for the National History Day Competition.
After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, the United States government asked for volunteers for a dangerous mission. A group of 79 B-25 bomber pilots, led by Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle, flew off the flight deck of the U.S.S. Hornet to bomb Japan. Sixty-seven years later, they met for a reunion in Columbia, South Carolina, where Morgan interviewed them.
A question about the Yorktown I and II is answered.
- Along with the rest of the world, the United States and South Carolina experienced economic instability during this period. As a result, political instability and worldwide conflict consumed the world in the 1940s. Following World War II, the United States emerged as a world leader through political policies and economic growth.
- 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.