North American B-25B Mitchell
Shown here is a USAAF B-25B Mitchell bomber taking-off from the carrier USS Hornet (CV8) at the start of the Tokyo raid, 18th April, 1942. Note men watching from the signal lamp platform at right. Inset is Lt Col. James H Doolittle, USAAFR attaching Japanese medals to a 227 kg (500 lb) bomb to be dropped on Tokyo. Taken from the net.