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Ralph Morse1942-04-18

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Pilot Jimmy Doolittle taking off from the aircraft carrier Hornet to lead his group of B-25 bombers on 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
  • Photographer: Ralph Morse
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_97405
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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