MN90: Jimmy Doolittle’s B-25 Bombers and the Tokyo Raid

MN90: Jimmy Doolittle’s B-25 Bombers and the Tokyo Raid


Early 1942, mechanics at Mid-Continent Airlines in the Twin Cities were asked to retrofit twenty-four B-25 bombers. They only found out what the planes were used for when their mission hit the headlines: The Doolittle Raid over Tokyo. Here’s Britt Aamodt.