B-25 bombers on the deck of the Hornet aircraft carrier on the way to Japan

Bombers B-25

American B-25 bombers taking part in the “Doolittle raid” on the deck of the USS Hornet (CV-8) aircraft carrier on their way to Japan.

The photo also shows the destroyer Gwin (USS Gwin (DD-433) and (in the distance) light cruiser “Nashville” (USS Nashville (CL-43) class “Brooklyn”.



Date: April 1942


Source of the B-25 bomber: National Museum of the US Air Force.

In : 1942

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