Doolittle Raid James Jimmy Japan Bombers Official World War Ii 1943 Ny Newspaper For Sale
DOOLITTLE RAID James Jimmy JAPAN Bombers OFFICIAL World War II 1943 NY Newspaper
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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1943
* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan official report
* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers
* USS Hornet aircraft carrier
The front page has two column headlines that read:
"Hornet Was 'Shangri-la' For Doolittle Tokyo Raid"
"War Department Reveals That All but One of 16 Bombers Crashed, but 64 of 80 Men Returned--8 Believed Captured"
This was the official report on the Jimmy Doolittle raid on Japan in which he led about one year earlier.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in great 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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