Known as the Doolittle Raid, on April 18, 1942, the United Stations successfully attacked the Japanese capital Tokyo and other places on the island of Honshu during World War II. The following is a report how Radio Intelligence supported this operation:
The following is a memo from CAPT Wenger dated May 23, 1945 concerning the shootdown of Japanese Admiral Yamamoto:
CPL Stephen Lee Traughber
April 17, 1946 – September 10, 1967
On April 15, 1969 a U.S. Navy VQ-1 EC-121M (callsign, “Deep Sea 129”) flew a routine Beggar Shadow reconnaissance mission over the Sea of Japan. At roughly 1347 local time, while approximately 90 NM off the North Korean coast, the aircraft was shot down by two North Korean MiG-21 fighters. All 31 crewmen were killed.
Brigadier General Bankson T. Holcomb, USMC
April 14 1908 – October 5, 2000