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namvet
04-18-2014, 02:06 PM
April 18, 1942 - The Doolittle Raid begins with 16 Army Air Force B-25 bombers launching earlier than expected from USS Hornet (CV 8), approx. 650 mi. off Japan, after being spotted by enemy ships. It is the 1st attack by the U.S. of the Japanese mainland since Pearl Harbor. Most of the 16 B-25s, each with a five-man crew, attack the Tokyo area, with a few hitting Nagoya. Embarrassed, the Japanese revise plans & six weeks later attack the American carrier group near Midway sooner than expected. Photo: Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, USAAF, wires a Japanese medal to a bomb, for "return" to its originators. Photographed on board USS Hornet (CV-8), shortly before Lt. Col. Doolittle's B-25 bombers were launched to attack Japan.

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Tyr-Ziu Saxnot
04-18-2014, 08:31 PM
April 18, 1942 - The Doolittle Raid begins with 16 Army Air Force B-25 bombers launching earlier than expected from USS Hornet (CV 8), approx. 650 mi. off Japan, after being spotted by enemy ships. It is the 1st attack by the U.S. of the Japanese mainland since Pearl Harbor. Most of the 16 B-25s, each with a five-man crew, attack the Tokyo area, with a few hitting Nagoya. Embarrassed, the Japanese revise plans & six weeks later attack the American carrier group near Midway sooner than expected. Photo: Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, USAAF, wires a Japanese medal to a bomb, for "return" to its originators. Photographed on board USS Hornet (CV-8), shortly before Lt. Col. Doolittle's B-25 bombers were launched to attack Japan.

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You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to namvet again.


Bravo.. :beer:

I've always held that striking back quickly on a sneaky back jumping enemy is good policy.
Always worked for me the several dozen times I did it!! There was a reason I spent better part of 30 years sitting with my back to the wall and facing the front door of the watering holes I lounged at so damn often back then.-Tyr

namvet
04-18-2014, 09:12 PM
I have it in my collection


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9z_Wk8Dz2n8

Tyr-Ziu Saxnot
04-18-2014, 09:19 PM
I have it in my collection


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9z_Wk8Dz2n8

Great movie have seen it a couple times.. Tyr