Marc Andrew Mitscher, USN

Born  26 Jan 1887

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23 Jun 1938 Capt.
30 Jun 1942 R.Adm.
21 Mar 1944 T/V.Adm.


Warship Commands listed for Marc Andrew Mitscher, USN

USS Hornet (i) (CV 8)Capt.Aircraft carrier20 Oct 194115 Jun 1942 (1)

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Aircraft carrier USS Hornet (i) (CV 8)

18 Apr 1942
The Hornet took place in carrying some 16 bombers, the first to take off from a carrier in history, to some 400 miles off Japan to take place in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo. Due to some infiltrations by an enemy patrol boat, the Hornet launched the planes 12 hours ahead of schedule. The patrol boat was sunk. (2)

18 Apr 1942
USS Hornet launched 16 B-25 Mitchell Medium Bombers towards Tokyo. (2)

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