ALAMEDA, Calif. — Three of Doolittle’s Raiders who helped boost American morale during the early days of World War II recalled the dangers of their bold bombing attack on Japan mainland.
Airman Edward Saylor didn’t expect to come back alive when his B-25 set off on the 1942 mission.
“Some of the group thought they’d make it,” Saylor said Saturday. “But the odds were so bad.”
Saylor and the other 79 Doolittle’s Raiders were forced to take off in rainy, windy conditions significantly…