Tokyo (Doolittle) Raid

$69

The Tokyo Raid, also known as the Doolittle Raid, took place on 18 April 1942. 16 B-25 Mitchell bombers took off from the USS Hornet on a one-way mission to bomb targets in and around Tokyo. While not tactically important as minimal damage was done, the strategic aim of the mission was an overwhelming success. This was the first victory for the Americans of the war, which only had bad news since Pearl Harbor. 7 members of the raid died while on the mission or in captivity.

This map shows the target areas of Tokyo, Yokosuka, Kobe, Nagoya, and Yokohama as well as the intended airfields for the crews to land in China (of which no crews reached). 15 planes crashed, and 1 landed at Vladivostok, Soviet Union.  

Created/Published: 1947

Dimensions (Width x Height): 12x8.1

Each map is printed using the finest materials and methods. Your map will be handled with white gloves from start to finish. We use the Giclee printing method on Hahnemuhle paper, which produces a clear, extremely detailed, durable map that is perfect to be proudly displayed in your home or office.

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