Doolittle Raid

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Survivors of General Jimmy Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders outside a shelter carved from a mountainside somewhere in China. 1943. The 1944 film, THIRTY SECONDS OVER TOKYO is based on the Doolittle raid.

Survivors Of General Jimmy Doolittles by Everett

Survivors Of General Jimmy Doolittles Photograph by Everett

April 18, 1942: Legendary pilot Jimmy Doolittle led sixteen B-25 bombers on the first American aerial assault against the Japanese mainland during World War II– known as the Doolittle Raid. For this high-risk mission, Doolittle received the Medal of Honor.

James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle

On April 18, 1942, WWII ace James Harold "Jimmy" Doolittle carried out the first American aerial assault against the Japanese mainland. He led the Doolittle Raid of sixteen B-25 bombers on a high-risk mission targeting the cities of Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe, Nagoya, and Osaka. | Credit: Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

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American - Homefront/Asian Front- Tojo specifically- Animalistic depiction. Could be any Japanese officer. Long "fangs", odd shaped face/eye sockets. Uncle Sam is choking him. Doolittle raid

American - Homefront/Asian Front- Tojo specifically- Animalistic depiction. Could be any Japanese officer. Long "fangs", odd shaped face/eye sockets. Uncle Sam is choking him. Doolittle raid

Doolittle's Raiders - John D. Shaw

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WWII Doolittle Raiders make final toast---I'm deeply grateful they chose to allow America to watch their final reunion.

WWII Doolittle Raiders make final toast

The surviving Doolittle Raiders, now all in their 90s, recognized their place in history for their daring World War II attack on Japan amid thousands of cheering fans, during a final ceremonial toast on Saturday to their fallen comrades.

Doolittle Raiders 70th Anniversary Reunion, Air Force Museum, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio. April, 2012. 4 of the 5 surviving raiders attended.

Doolittle Raiders 70th Anniversary Reunion, Air Force Museum, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio. April, 2012. 4 of the 5 surviving raiders attended.

Oral History: Doolittle Raiders

Oral History: Doolittle Raiders

Richard E. Cole and David M. Jones describe the build-up, implementation and aftermath of the Doolittle Raid.

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Lt General-Jimmy Doolittle-Congressional Medal of Honor receipient-WW-II, Raid on Japan

April 18, 1942: Front page of the Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas.

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Great day: The actor Gary Sinise, who played Lieutenant Dan in Forrest Gump, said he was 'Honored to meet 98-year-old WW2 veteran Lt. Colonel. Dick Cole of the Doolittle Raiders. Jimmy Doolittle's co-pilot. Amazing man'

World War II Doolittle Raiders get the Congressional Gold Medal

The brave American airmen who carried out the 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, taking the fight to the heart of Japan for the first time, were honored with the nation's highest award on Monday.

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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (MGM, 1944). Insert (14" X 36"). War.. | Lot #52401 | Heritage Auctions

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (MGM, 1944). Insert (14" X 36"). War. Starring Van Johnson, Robert Walker, - Available at Sunday Internet Movie Poster...

Doolittle Raid, April 18, 1942. B-25’s on flight deck of USS Hornet (CV-8) en-route to Tokyo, Japan. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

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80-G-324199: Doolittle Raid, April 18, 1942. B-25’s on flight deck of USS Hornet (CV-8) en-route to Tokyo, Japan. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2017/11/22).

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April 18, 1942: The Tokyo Raid http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doolittle_Raid Photo: NY Daily News