Beginning at 8 a.m., museum visitors may watch the arrival of B-25s Mitchell bombers from the backside of the museum’s Memorial Park.
The planes will be on public display from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the runway behind the museum. Visitors may enter through the gate at the corner of Col. Glenn Highway and Spinning Road.
The B-25s will remain on display from 9 a.m. to noon and set for take-off at 1:30 p.m. All vehicles must move from the runway grounds by noon, the museum said.
Weather permitting, the World War II bombers will fly over the museum’s Memorial Park at 2:15 p.m. A memorial service and wreath laying begins at 2:30 p.m.
At approximately 3:15 p.m., two B-1B Lancer bombers were scheduled to fly over the ceremony.
At a sold-out event at 6:30 p.m., Lt. Col. Richard Cole, the sole surviving Raider, will open the Living History Film Series: “Doolittle Raiders: The Final Toast.”
Author book signings are set throughout Monday and Tuesday inside the museum.
For additional information, log onto the museum's web site at www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/Doolittle-Tokyo-Raid-75th-Anniversary/.