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1942 Doolittle raid of Japan.... Executions revealed...

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April 23, 1943

DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, April 23, 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 two column heading: "U.S. senators, Doolittle cry for Jap raids" (see) This was when it was first reported that the Japanese has executed some American airmen that were captured during the Doolittle raid.
Complete with 44 pages, larger tabloid size, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: The Doolittle Raid, on 18 April 1942, was the first air raid by the United States to strike the Japanese Home Islands (specifically Honshu) during World War II. By demonstrating that Japan itself was vulnerable to American air attack, it provided a vital morale boost and opportunity for U.S. retaliation after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. The raid was planned and led by then-Lieutenant Colonel James "Jimmy" Doolittle, USAAF. Doolittle would later recount in his autobiography that the raid was intended to bolster American morale and to cause the Japanese to begin doubting their leadership.

Category: World War II