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James Doolittle with his crew shortly before the Doolittle Raid against Japan, Apr 1942

Caption     James Doolittle with his crew shortly before the Doolittle Raid against Japan, Apr 1942 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Air Force
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Photos on Same Day 5 Apr 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen

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1. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
17 Aug 2011 07:44:25 PM

Front row:
Lieutenant Colonel James Doolittle, pilot
Lieutenant Richard Cole, co-pilot

Back row:
Lieutenant Henry Potter, navigator
Staff Sergeant Fred Braemer, bombardier
Staff Sergeant Paul Leonard, flight engineer/gunner
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
20 Mar 2012 09:11:19 PM

Doolittle and crew were assigned to the number-one B-25B.
This was the crew he flew with on the raid to Japan April 18, 1942. Doolittle was the first bomber to be launched at 0820hrs.
The raiders tookoff in heavy sea, strong wind with heavy overcast.

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