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1942 Doolittle raid of Japan.... Executions revealed...
Item # 650027
April 22, 1943
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 22, 1943
* re. The famous Doolittle raid of Japan
* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers
* Realization of Japanese executions
The front page has a five column headline: "U. S. Fliers to Avenge Murder of Captured Airmen by Japanese" with related photo. More inside. (see) This was when it was first reported that the Japanese had executed some American airmen that were captured during the Doolittle raid.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century