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1942 Doolittle raid of Japan...



Item # 680867

May 20, 1942

HERALD EXPRESS, EXTRA, Los Angles, May 19, 1942 

* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan is revealed 
* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers 
* USS Hornet aircraft carrier
 

The front page has a great banner headline: "GEN. DOOLITTLE BARES STORY OF TOKIO RAID" with subhead and photo of Doolittle. (see) Terrific for display. First report coverage continues on p age 8 with two more photos. This was when it was first reported that Jimmy Doolittle was the leader of the famous raid on Japan about a month earlier.
Complete 1st section only with pages 1-14, light toning and minor wear at the margins and central fold, generally nice.

Category: World War II