Orders in hand, Capt. Marc A. Mitscher, foreground right, U.S.N., a naval aviator and skipper of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Hornet (CU-8), chats with Maj. Gen. James Doolittle, U.S. Army, foreground left. Some of the 80 Army fliers who manned B-25 bombers that launched from the Hornet for the historic raid on Tokyo, Japan are pictured behind the two fliers.
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