On this day: the Doolittle Raid

The Doolittle Raid, a series of US bomb attacks on Japan, took place on the 18th of April, 1942. Also called the Tokyo Raid, it was seen as retaliation for the Pearl Harbor attack a few months before.

Army_B-25_(Doolittle_Raid)The Doolittle Raid, also known as the Tokyo Raid, on Saturday, April 18, 1942,

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On this day: Attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941

The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. 7th December, 1941.

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