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Item # 697830
May 20, 1942
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 20, 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 two column photo of President Roosevelt giving Doolittle the Congressional Medal; of Honor with heading: "Plane Racer Bombed Tokyo" with brief text. (see images) This was when it was first reported that Jimmy Doolittle was the leader of the famous raid on Japan about a month earlier.
Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
Category: World War II