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The Doolittle Raid

Summary: Provides an historical overview of the Doolittle Raid on Japan during World War II. Cites it as one of the main reasons the United States won World War II.
The Doolittle raid was by far the greatest attack by the United States strategic wise. This attack raised American morale and made the Japanese think for the first time that they could possibly lose this war. With nothing but sixteen B-25's, Colonel Doolittle led this daring attack along with the 78 other men select for this mission. The Hornet was spotted by a Japanese vessel and caused the bomber to launch two hundred miles further than expected. This caused catastrophic results. The first plane, which was lead by Doolittle, took of the Hornet at eight twenty and faced an uneventful trip. They bombed Tokyo and were picked up by the Chinese. The second plane, flown by Travis Hoover, followed close behind Doolittle, bombed Tokyo, and then were picked up by the Chinese. The third plane, flown by Robert Gray, was the first to face resistance since the Japanese...

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