Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana

Four Came Home

The Gripping Story of the Survivors of Jimmy Doolittle's Two Lost Crews

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Media: Paperback

Item #: 1809   Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-157510-007-4
Pages: 184   Size: 7 x 10

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On April 18, 1942, Jimmy Doolittle led the first bombing raid against Japan. Two five-man crews didnít make it back. Landing on Japanese-occupied territory in China, two drowned and the rest were captured one by one, as thousands of Japanese soldiers, in a massive manhunt, swept southward from Shanghai, scorching the earth behind them and slaughtering a quarter of a million Chinese peasants. For the Americans, capture meant solitary imprisonment, starvation, torture, and for some, death. Only four came home.