Flying Ace Jimmy Doolittle Can Do No Wrong in Historic Military Career

In 1942, following a series of Japanese victories, including at Pearl Harbor, U.S. pilot James “Jimmy” Doolittle led a daring bombing raid over Tokyo. It was the first American attack on the Japanese mainland. After Doolittle’s 16 planes (of volunteer crews) dropped their bombs, they were forced to crash-land in other countries because they lacked fuel to return to their carrier…

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