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Seize Midway that would turn the tide of the war But it was the Chinese who suffered the worst victims of a retaliatory campaign by the Japanese Army that claimed an estimated 250000 lives and saw families drowned in wells entire towns burned and communities devastated by bacteriological warfareAt the center of this incredible story is Doolittle the son of an Alaskan gold prospector a former boxer and brilliant engineer who earned his doctorate from MIT Other fascinating characters populate this gripping narrative including Chiang Kai shek Lieutenant General Joseph “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell and the feisty Vice Admiral William “Bull” Halsey Jr Here too are indelible portraits of the young p. #4 Best Book I Read During 2020I was wary of this book for a long time because it seemed from the

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Target TokyoIn December 1941 as American forces tallied the dead at Pearl Harbor President Franklin Roosevelt gathered with his senior military counselors to plan an ambitious counterstrike against the heart of the Japanese Empire Tokyo Four months later on April 18 1942 sixteen US Army bombers under the command of daredevil pilot Jimmy Doolittle lifted off from the deck of the USS Hornet on a one way mission to pummel the enemy’s factories refineries and dockyards and then escape to Free China For Roosevelt the raid was a propaganda victory a potent salve to heal a wounded nation In Japan outraged over the deaths of innocent civilians including children military leaders launched an ill fated attempt to. “Signal Officer Edgar Osborne watched the Hornet’s bow so as to release Colonel James Doolittl

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Read & Download Target Tokyo ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ In December 1941 as American forces tallied the dead at Pearl Harbor President Franklin Roosevelt gathered with his senior military counselors to plan an ambitious counterstrike against the heart of the Japanese Empire Tokyo Four months later on April 18 1942 sixtIlots navigators and bombardiers many of them little than teenagers who raised their hands to volunteer for a mission from which few expected to return Most of the bombers ran out of fuel and crashed Captured raiders suffered torture and starvation in Japan’s notorious POW camps Others faced a harrowing escape across China via boat rickshaw and foot with the Japanese Army in pursuitBased on scores of never before published records drawn from archives across four continents as well as new interviews with survivors Target Tokyo is World War II history of the highest order a harrowing adventure story that also serves as a pivotal reexamination of one of America’s most daring military operation. Totally absorbing account of the Doolittle Raid on Japan which created our first victory of any ty