World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC: Remember Shangri-La

The Tokyo radio said last week that the Shangri-La from which Major General James H. Doolittle came to raid Tokyo last April 18 was the late aircraft carrier Hornet. "Our Imperial air units," said the broadcast, "have been concentrating on this ship"; and its sinking was "revenge for the raid [which] can never be forgotten by the 100,000,000 Japanese people."

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