Naval History and Heritage Command

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NH 53425 Doolittle Raid on Japan, 18 April 1942

Photo #: NH 53425  Doolittle Raid on Japan, 18 April 1942
Title: Doolittle Raid on Japan, 18 April 1942
Description: USAAF B-25B bombers tied down on the flight deck of USS Hornet (CV-8), while the carrier was en route to the mission's launching point. The plane in the center (second from the camera) is tail # 40-2283. It was mission plane # 5, piloted by Captain David M. Jones, which attacked targets in the Tokyo area. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 53425
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