Nightly News   |  February 28, 2013

Tom Griffin, Doolittle Raider, dies at 96

During World War II Tom Griffin navigated a B-25 bomber as part of a surprise attack on Toyko, Japan, and survived a later mission where he was shot down in China as well as two years in a German prison camp. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> was on the brigade during world war ii . of the 80 men who volunteered to fly, now only four survive. tom griffin who survived getting shot down in china and then two years in a german prison camp was 96 years old.