|Leader of the famous and daring bombing raid on Tokyo early in World War II
Army Air Force General, Medal of Honor winner, leader of the famous and daring bombing raid on Tokyo early in World War Two, leading a group of carrier-launched B-25 bombers in the first bombing attack on Japan after Pearl Harbor. Limited edition print by renowned American artist Paul Calle. An official artist for NASA, Calle's space and aviation works are well-known and represented in countless museum collections. Numbered original lithograph from the limited edition of 1000 commissioned by the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in 1976. A large and impressive 18" by 29" portrait in uniform, as lieutenant-general commanding the US 8th Army Air Force stationed in England during World War Two. Signed by both Jimmy Doolittle and Paul Calle. Doolittle died in 1993, and his signed material is becoming increasingly scarce. A terrific item in new condition.