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Living History: James H. Doolittle

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Living History: James H. Doolittle

Retired Lt. Col. Don Houk brings to life James H. Doolittle, one of the most famous Generals of WWII, and his famous Raid on Tokyo. Developed with the support of four of the famed Doolittle Raiders, the presentation highlights Doolittle’s life from birth to the first bombing mission on Japan in response to Pearl Harbor. 

 

With only Lt. Col. Dick Cole, Doolittle’s co-pilot on the Doolittle Raid, as the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raid, the presentation is even more important today for students and adults alike.

 

Presentation Details:

  • Appropriate for student, adult, and senior audiences
  • Presentation lasts approximately 45 minutes
  • Complimentary with museum admission
     

 

Scheduled Presentations
Saturday, December 22 @ 11am
Saturday, January 26  @ 11am
Saturday, February 16  @ 11am
 

 

Living History is also available for presentations during group visits to the museum and off-site meetings or gatherings. There is no additional cost; subject to availability. 

 

Lt. Col. Don Houk served for 33 years with the United States Air Force, Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve. He is a former airline pilot with over 5,000 hours of flying time and lives in the Houston-Galveston area.  Running for nearly five years, this program has been enjoyed by over 6,000 attendees!

 

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The Lone Star Flight Museum (LSFM) is pleased to announce the section of four new inductees into the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame! Join us Friday, April 12, 2019 for afternoon celebrating the achievements of these remarkable inductees as they become the newest members of the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame.

Join us Janurary 19-23 as the nationally recognized WWI Anniversary Mobile Museum comes to the Lone Star Flight Museum for a limited engagement!

It is with sadness that the Lone Star Flight Museum notes the passing of Texas Aviation Hall of Fame member Herbert “Herb” Kelleher, who was inducted in 1998.