Naval History and Heritage Command

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NH 53288 Doolittle Raid on Japan, 18 April 1942

Photo #: NH 53288  Doolittle Raid on Japan, 18 April 1942
Title: Doolittle Raid on Japan, 18 April 1942
Description: Navy blimp L-8 approaches USS Hornet (CV-8) to deliver parts for the mission's B-25B aircraft. Taken shortly after the ship left San Francisco to begin the operation, circa 4 April 1942. Note package hanging below the airship. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 53288
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