For conspicuous leadership above the call of duty, involving personal valor and intrepidity at an extreme hazard to life. With the apparent certainty of being forced to land in enemy territory or to perish at sea, Gen. Doolittle personally led a squadron of Army bombers, manned by volunteer crews, in a highly destructive raid on the Japanese mainland.
James H Doolittle
Lt. Colonel Jimmy Doolittle personally led the first U.S. air strike against the Japanese mainland in World War II.
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