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    Aviator Jimmy Doolittle Signed Real Photo Postcard If you've seen the movie Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, you're probably familiar with the "Doolittle Raid," the first attack on Japan by the U.S., just four months after Pearl Harbor. Many don't know that he earned his wings in World War I and, between the wars, flew on the air race circuit before going to work for Shell Oil. He was the first person to fly across the United States in one day (1922 - Florida to California in under 14 hours). This real photo postcard is likely from that period. It shows Doolittle in a civilian suit standing in front of a single engine plane at an airfield. It is signed in fountain pen "J. H. Doolittle" and is in fine condition save for surface tears in the corners from mounting. Not common in this form. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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