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DOOLITTLE, General James Harold "Jimmy" [1896-1993] -- American army officer and aviator

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U.S. army air corps during WW2, remaining as a test pilot until 1930; returned to active duty at the outbreak of WW2; commanded bombing mission (18 Apr 1942, 4 months after Pearl Harbor) with 16 B-25 bombers taking off from the carrier Hornet to fly 620 miles and conduct bombing raids over several principle Japanese cities, greatly lifting American moral; Congressional Medal of Honor.

Characterized in the 1944 film Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, wherein Doolittle was portrayed by Spencer Tracy. Other players: Van Johnson, Robert Walker, Don DeFore, Robert Mitchum.

Oct. 26, 1925. Lt. James H. Doolittle, flying the Curtiss R3C-2 floatplane racer, wins the Schneider Cup race in Baltimore, Md., with an average speed of 232.57 mph. The next day, he sets a world seaplane record of 245.713 mph over a three-kilometer course.  -30-
 

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