Lieutenant Colonel James H. Doolittle, USAAF
Wires a Japanese medal to a bomb, for return to its originators in the first U.S. air raid on the Japanese Home Islands, April 1942. Photographed on board USS Hornet (CV-8), shortly before LtCol. Doolittle's B-25 bombers were launched to attack Japan. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.