This simple map provides an overview of the route followed by the Doolittle Raiders on their April 18, 1942 attack against Japan.
It reflects the additional distance -- and risks -- for the crew who had to fly well beyond Tokyo before they could drop their payload and head for China.
Lt. Smith and his crew had targets in Kobe, well to the southwest of Tokyo.
Smith and his crew ran out of fuel and had to ditch near an island off the Chinese coast .
Click on this map to get a closer look.
From 2011-2012 Spearfish Area Historical Society