The Doolittle raid remembered – The First Strike Back After Pearl Harbor

The Doolittle raid remembered – The First Strike Back After Pearl Harbor

April 18, 1942: "Thirty Seconds over Tokyo - The Doolittle Raid" B-25 Mitchell Bomber from USS Hornet (CV-8).

April 18, 1942: "Thirty Seconds over Tokyo - The Doolittle Raid" B-25 Mitchell Bomber from USS Hornet (CV-8).

One of the bombers that participated in the Doolittle raid was nicknamed "The Ruptured Duck." As One of sixteen B-25's assigned to the "Doolittle Raid," the Duck was the seventh bomber to take off from the USS Hornet. It bombed the industrial section of Tokyo with 3 demolition bombs and one incendiary. This image was made in Hanger 79 on Ford island in Pearl Harbor.

The Ruptured Duck

One of the bombers that participated in the Doolittle raid was nicknamed "The Ruptured Duck." As One of sixteen B-25's assigned to the "Doolittle Raid," the Duck was the seventh bomber to take off from the USS Hornet. It bombed the industrial section of Tokyo with 3 demolition bombs and one incendiary. This image was made in Hanger 79 on Ford island in Pearl Harbor.

Doolittle Raid, by Keith Ferris (North American B-25B Mitchell over Tokio: Saturday, April 18, 1942)

Doolittle Raid, by Keith Ferris (North American B-25B Mitchell over Tokio: Saturday, April 18, 1942)

Jimmy Doolittle (1896 - 1993) Led the first US air raid on the Japanese home islands in World War II by flying B-25 bombers off the deck of a US aircraft carrier, his team of specially trained men was known as "Doolittle's Raiders"

Jimmy Doolittle (1896 - 1993) Led the first US air raid on the Japanese home islands in World War II by flying B-25 bombers off the deck of a US aircraft carrier, his team of specially trained men was known as "Doolittle's Raiders"

Mitchell B-25 taking-off from USS Hornet (CV-8) on the Doolittle Raid, April 18, 1942. #15B

Mitchell B-25 taking-off from USS Hornet (CV-8) on the Doolittle Raid, April 18, 1942. #15B

One of the Doolittle Raid B-25 bomber crews aboard USS Hornet shortly before the mission, Apr 1942. Face expressions are justifiably concerned.

[Photo] One of the Doolittle Raid B-25 bomber crews aboard USS Hornet shortly before the mission, Apr 1942

One of the Doolittle Raid B-25 bomber crews aboard USS Hornet shortly before the mission, Apr 1942. Face expressions are justifiably concerned.

Doolittle Raid - Wikipedia

Doolittle Raid - Wikipedia

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