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1942-04-18

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Pilot Jimmy Doolittle starting his takeoff run aboard the aircraft carrier Hornet as he begins America's first bombing raid on the Japanese mainland, the city of Tokyo.

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  • Date: 1942-04-18
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Air Raids On, Tokyo, Aircraft Carriers, Honshu, Ships, Wars, James H. Doolittle, Wwii, Us Armed Forces, Japan, Doolittle Raid, Hornet, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1173043
  • Credits: LIFE

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