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18/04/1942 The Doolittle Raid


April 18, 1942: The Doolittle Raid on the Empire of Japan


Flight Training for the Doolittle Raid


Doolittle Raid 75th Anniversary - United News


Short Documentary on the Doolittle Raiders during WW2


Doolittle Raid Over Tokyo WWII Newsreel (Great Original Footage)

Doolittle Raid was an air attack planned by James Doolittle on the Japanese capital Tokyo and other targets located on the island of Honshu. The attack served as retaliation for the bombing of Pearl Harbor, just as well as to raise the morale of soldiers. Most of the bomber's crew managed to survive and return to the US.
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