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NH 53292 Doolittle Raid on Japan, 18 April 1942

Photo #: NH 53292  Doolittle Raid on Japan, 18 April 1942
Title: Doolittle Raid on Japan, 18 April 1942
Description: USS Gwin (DD-433) approaches USS Hornet (CV-8) from astern, with USS Nashville (CL-43) beyond, while en route to the mission's launching point. The ships are framed by the tail of a USAAF B-25B, parked on the rear of the carrier's flight deck. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 53292
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