The Doolittle Raid by Carroll V. Glines
America's daring first strike against Japan

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It was the biggest gamble of World War II, but Lt. Co. ""Jimmy"" Doolittle's legendary bombing raid on Tokyo gave America the morale boost it needed in the wake of Pearl Harbor. This is the full story as told by the Doolittle Raiders' official historian. Carroll Glines is also the author of Attack on Yamamoto.

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Carroll V. Glines is a former U.S. Air Force colonel, has served as an editor for numerous aviation magazines, and is the author or coauthor of thirty-two books, including Jimmy Doolittle's autobiography, "I Could Never Be So Lucky Again". His numerous writing awards include the prestigious Lauren D. Lyman Award for outstanding achievement in aviation writing from the Aviation/Space Writers Association. Colonel Glines lives in Dallas, Texas.
Published January 11, 1989 by Crown. 258 pages
Genres: Children's Books, History, War, Travel. Non-fiction

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In Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders (1964), Glines provided the first detailed account of the bold air strike against Japanese cities mounted by carrier-based Army bombers less than five months after the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor.

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