Doolittle Raider Major John Hilger minutes after receiving his Distinguished Flying Cross, the fifth highest US combat decoration at the time, Bolling Field, Washington DC, United States, 27 Jun 1942Henry Arnold and James Doolittle at Bolling Field, Washington DC, United States, 27 Jun 1942Henry Arnold awarding Doolittle Raider Captain Travis Hoover at Bolling Field, Washington DC, United States, 27 Jun 1942Henry Arnold awarding Doolittle Raiders at Bolling Field, Washington DC, United States, 27 Jun 1942; note B-18 Bolo aircraft in background
Doolittle Raider Major John Hilger minutes after receiving his Distinguished Flying Cross, the fifth highest US combat decoration at the time, Bolling Field, Washington DC, United States, 27 Jun 1942Henry Arnold and James Doolittle at Bolling Field, Washington DC, United States, 27 Jun 1942Henry Arnold awarding Doolittle Raider Captain Travis Hoover at Bolling Field, Washington DC, United States, 27 Jun 1942Henry Arnold awarding Doolittle Raiders at Bolling Field, Washington DC, United States, 27 Jun 1942; note B-18 Bolo aircraft in background
Major General Millard Harmon awarding the Distinguished Flying Cross to Doolittle Raider Harold Watson, Walter Reed Hospital, Washington DC, United States, Jun 1942USS Helena at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 27 Jun 1942
Major General Millard Harmon awarding the Distinguished Flying Cross to Doolittle Raider Harold Watson, Walter Reed Hospital, Washington DC, United States, Jun 1942USS Helena at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 27 Jun 1942


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