Secret of the first raid on Tokyo.
Full title reads: "SECRET OF SHANGRI-LA".
U.S. Carrier Hornet at sea. Various shots of Hornet under fire from Japanese raiders. Several half naked Japanese who were picked out of sea. General James Doolittle onboard ship. Various shots of General Doolittle with his men on the deck of the Hornet. Various shots of the planes taking off from Hornet. Various shots of Tokyo under blitz from the American bombers. this is the first raid on Tokyo. Flashback to A.R.P. practice in Tokyo. General view of burning Tokyo. Madame Chiang, wife of Chinese army leader General Chiang Kai Shek, presenting awards to American pilots. American pilot telling of his lost comrades who didn't return from the raid (natural sound). He says :"If there's any way to to get even we are going to try."
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Note: The following information was found in file - 'The raid took place in April 1942 and it was announced by President Roosevelt a year later that all American airmen who were taken prisoner had been executed by the Japanese.'