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Doolittle Raiders honored in Capitol ceremony

Majority Leader of the Senate Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., presents the Congressional Gold Medal to retired Air Force Lt. Gen. John Hudson, who accepted it on behalf of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, who were honored Wednesday, April 15, 2015, during a ceremony on Capitol Hill for their daring bombing raid on mainland Japan on April 18, 1942. Hudson -- director of the National Museum of the Air Force, where the medal will go on display -- is flanked by U.S. Rep. Pete Olson, R-Texas, and Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. (Carlos Bongioanni/Stars and Stripes)

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