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Calculated risk : the extraordinary life of Jimmy Doolittle, aviation pioneer and World War II hero

Author: Jonna Doolittle Hoppes
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Santa Monica Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Famous for leading the Tokyo Raid, America's first strike against Japan in World War II, Jimmy Doolittle lived a remarkable life as an American pilot. This firsthand account by his granddaughter reveals an extraordinary individual--a scientist with a doctorate in aeronautical engineering from MIT, an aviation pioneer who was the first to fly across the United States in less than 24 hours and the first to fly "blind"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: James Harold Doolittle; James Harold Doolittle
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonna Doolittle Hoppes
ISBN: 1891661442 9781891661440
OCLC Number: 224181471
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction --
Preflight --
Instrument takeoff --
Wing and a prayer --
Final approach --
Mission accomplished.
Responsibility: by Jonna Doolittle Hoppes.
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Famous for leading the Tokyo Raid, America's first strike against Japan in World War II, Jimmy Doolittle lived a remarkable life as an American pilot. This memoir by his granddaughter provides  Read more...

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