The restored B-25 bomber practices take-off for an upcoming re-enactment of the Doolittle Raid, a key morale-boosting bombing run on Tokyo by the Army Air Forces. This picture of the aircraft shows its pinup-style nose art, carrying with it the plane’s name, Heavenly Body.
Photographer: Terry Mitchell
Location: North Island, California
Date Taken: 4 April, 1992
Aircraft: North American Aviation B-25 Mitchell
Source: Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1921 – 2008