Doolittle Raid veteran Edwards J. Saylor passes away

L1/Japan, Tokyo Raid/1942/pho 57Edward J. Saylor, the engineer of the 15th aircrew that participated in the famous 18 April 1942 Doolittle Raid on Japan, passed away at his home on January 28, 2015. His crew bombed targets in Kobe and had to ditch its aircraft near the Chinese coast after the raid. Saylor stayed with the Air Force after the war, retiring in 1967 with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.

More details on his career are available from Veteran Tributes.

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