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Doolittle Raid
View from the island of USS Hornet (CV-8), while en route to the mission's launching point. USS Nashville (CL-43) is in the distance. Eight of the mission's 16 B-25B bombers are visible on the carrier's flight deck. Aircraft at right is tail No. 40-2250 and mission plane No. 10. 2nd Lt. Richard O. Joyce piloted the aircraft to targets in the Tokyo area. (U.S. Navy photo)

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