The Doolittle raid

Weatherly, Myra S.
January 1994
Cobblestone;Jan1994, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p15
Recounts the raid led by Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle on Tokyo on April 18, 1942. Preparation of 15 B-25 land-based bombers to lift off the deck of a US Navy aircraft carrier; Weight of the bombs carried; Why the launch plans began earlier than planned; Effect on the Japanese.


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