Jimmy Doolittle's Raid

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At the start of the Great Depression, James “Jimmy” Doolittle was spending his time between working for the Shell Oil Company and as a reservist in the U.S Army. With Shell, he was spending his time as the manager of the Aviation Department. With the Army, he was testing aircraft and setting airplane speed records. Later into the era of depression, Doolittle would lead one of the most successful missions into Japan as a member of the Army Air Corps. Doolittle was a pioneer of Aircraft, setting records and improving upon America’s air superiority. One of the earliest examples of America’s air superiority was led by Doolittle on April 18, 1942. The event is remembered as Doolittle’s raid. With the nod from General H. Arnold, Jimmy Doolittle led

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