Eager to reconnect with her boyfriend Daigo, sixteen-year-old Ann returns to Shimane from Tokyo for the summer, but the interference of Fuji and Shika might complicate the young couple's romantic attachment. (Bk. 3)
USS Hornet Die Cast Model, Capturing the original with remarkable detail, this 1:700 scale die cast metal and plastic model replicates the Hornet as it prepared to launch the Doolittle Raid against Tokyo, including the sixteen B-25 bombers! Fully designed right down to the bottom of the hull, cutaways on the side reveal lifeboats, while the rudder and propellers sit ready for duty. The model measures approximately 14" in length and includes display stand.
On April 18, 1942, WWII ace James Harold "Jimmy" Doolittle carried out the first American aerial assault against the Japanese mainland. He led the Doolittle Raid of sixteen B-25 bombers on a high-risk mission targeting the cities of Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe, Nagoya, and Osaka.
THE HORNET’S NEST - SPECIAL UK EDITION - Lt Col. James H. Doolittle confers with Capt. Marc A. Mitscher on the bomber-laden deck of the USS Hornet. On April 18, 1942, as the fateful day of April 18, 1942 approaches. Sixteen specially-modified B-25 bombers would lift off the Hornet to strike military targets on the Japanese home islands, giving America and its allies a badly-needed morale boost in the wake of destruction at Pearl Harbor.