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The Doolittle raid : America's daring first strike against Japan

Author: Carroll V Glines
Publisher: New York : Orion Books, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The stories of Jimmy Doolittle's Tokyo raiders: their bombing mission against Japan and their struggle to survive and escape their pursuers in China.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: James Harold Doolittle; James Harold Doolittle
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carroll V Glines
ISBN: 0517567482 9780517567487
OCLC Number: 17548701
Description: xii, 258 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The day of infamy --
A concept is born --
The B-25B special project --
"Tell Jimmy to get on his horse" --
"This force is bound for Tokyo" --
The enemy is alerted: the mission begins --
"Believe all planes wrecked" --
Takeoff into history --
A psychological blow to the Japanese --
The Chinese pay with their lives --
"Guests" of the Kremlin --
Forty months of hell --
"Four Doolittle raiders located" --
Last to return --
Justice the American way --
The judgment of history.
Responsibility: Carroll V. Glines.

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The stories of Jimmy Doolittle's Tokyo raiders: their bombing mission against Japan and their struggle to survive and escape their pursuers in China.

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