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1942 Doolittle Raid James Jimmy Japan Bombers Attack 1st World War Ii Newspaper For Sale
1942 DOOLITTLE RAID James Jimmy JAPAN Bombers Attack 1st World War II Newspaper
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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1942
* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan (early 1st report)
* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers
* USS Hornet aircraft carrier
The front page has a very nice banner headline that reads:
"JAPAN REPORTS TOKYO, YOKOHAMA BOMBED BY 'ENEMY PLANES' IN DAYLIGHT; CLAIMS 9"
with subheads. (see) This was the famous Doolittle raid on Japan. It was not known at the time that James "Jimmy" Doolittle was involved due to secrecy. A early, same day report here. Nice to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in very 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.
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