Jimmy Doolittle tells his story from boyhood days to Pilot, Barnstormer, Air Racer, and Military leader.After Pearl Harbor, he led America’s flight to victoryGeneral Doolittle is a giant of the twentieth century. He did it all.As a stunt pilot, he thrilled the world with his aerial acrobatics. As a scientist, he pioneered the development of modern aviation technology.During World War II, he served his country as a fearless and innovative air warrior, organizing and leading the devastating raid against Japan immortalized in the film Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo.Now, for the first time, here is his life story — modest, revealing, and candid as only Doolittle himself can tell it.

Leather, foil-stamped, limited edition with portrait end papers. Book Plate Signed by: Jimmy Doolittle.

Author
James Doolittle, Carroll V. Glines, Carroll V. Glines (With)
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Random House Publishing Group
Review

Pilot, scholar, daredevil, general . . . James ""Jimmy"" Doolittle was one of America's greatest heroes. In a life filled with adventure and achievement, Doolittle did it all. As a stunt pilot, he thrilled the world with his aerial acrobatics. As a scientist, he pioneered the development of modern aviation technology. During World War II, he served his country as a fearless and innovative air warrior, organizing and leading the devastating raid against Japan. Now, for the first time, here is his life story - modest, revealing, and candid as only Doolittle himself can tell it. Doolittle tells a story of the sucesses and adventures, the triumphs and tragedies of a true American hero - a far-seeing leader whose courage, devotion, and daring changed the course of modern history . . . and continues to make its influence felt to this day

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