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Launching of Doolittle Raid

Photo of a B-25B Mitchell bomber launching on the Doolittle Raid from the deck of the carrier Hornet.
Caption: Photographed from the island superstructure of the aircraft carrier Hornet (CV 8), one of the sixteen B-25B Mitchells of the Doolittle Raiders launches to strike the Japanese Home Islands on April 18, 1942.
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