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.
- 5.3 Demonstrate an understanding of the economic, political, and social effects of World War II, the Holocaust, and their aftermath (i.e., 19301950) on the United States and South Carolina.
- 8.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of world events on South Carolina and the United States from 1929 to present.