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View of the after part of the flight deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) during the "Doolittle Raid" on 18 April 1942. Visible are eight of 16 U.S. Army Air Force North American B-25B Mitchell bombers and four of Hornet´s Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers. The Gleaves-class destroyer USS Gwin (DD-433) is coming alongside, the light cruiser USS Nashville (CL-43) is visible on the left.

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Source U.S. Air Force photo 100204-F-1234S-002 from the National Museum of the USAF; also U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph NH 53289 [1]
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