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Doolittle Raider B-25B Mitchells on Board USS Hornet (CV 8)

Photo of B-25B Mitchell bombers on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Hornet before the launching of the Doolittle Raid.
Caption: A view of B-25B Mitchell bombers under the command of Lieutenant Colonel James H. Doolittle spotted on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Hornet (CV 8) steaming towards Japan.
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