Nancy's Bookshelf: Jonna Doolittle Hoppes

Dec 5, 2018

Calculated Risk: The Extraordinary Life of Jimmy Doolittle Aviation Pioneer and World War II Hero
Credit Jonna Doolittle Hoppes

Jonna Doolittle Hoppes is the granddaughter of Air Force General Jimmy Doolittle, who led America's first strike against Japan in World War II. Her book, Calculated Risk: The Extraordinary Life of Jimmy Doolittle Aviation Pioneer and World War II Hero, is also about her grandmother, Josephine Doolittle.  Ms. Hoppes followed up her first book with a book about World War II's "ordinary" heroes--Just Doing My Job: Stories of Service from World War II.