Lt. Col. James H.Doolittle confers with Capt. Marc A. Mitscher on the bomber-laden deck of the U.S.S. Hornet as the fateful day of 18 April 1942 approaches. This daring bombing raid on Japan gave America and its allies a badly-needed morale boost in the wake of the destruction at Pearl Harbour.
Richard E. COLE - Copilot of aircraft #1
David "Davy" M. JONES - Pilot of aircraft #5
Thomas C. GRIFFIN - Navigator of aircraft #9
David J. THATCHER - Engineer-Gunner of aircraft #7