Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Bronze Medal 1.5 Inchhttps://catalog.usmint.gov/doolittle-tokyo-raiders-bronze-medal-1.5-inch-15MB.html
- Honors the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders for their extraordinary service during World War II.
- Miniature bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal.
The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders 1.5” Bronze Medal is a miniature bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded at the U.S. Capitol Building on April 15, 2015, for their extraordinary service during World War II.
The obverse design features the North American B–25B Mitchell launching off the USS Hornet (CV–8), 16 stars representing the 16 flight crews that made up the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, and the inscriptions “DOOLITTLE TOKYO RAIDERS,” “FIRST STRIKE” and “APRIL 18, 1942.”
The reverse design features B–25B Mitchell aircraft approaching their target with four patches representing the four squadrons (34th, 37th, 89th, and 95th) that make up the 17th Bombardment Group. The inscriptions are “17TH BOMBARDMENT GROUP,” “TOUJOURS AU DANGER” and “ACT OF CONGRESS 2014.”
The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders 1.5” Bronze Medal makes a great gift for the World War II history fan or a great addition to any collection.
|Design:||Obverse Designer: Chris Costello |
Obverse Engraver: Don Everhart
Reverse Designer: Donna Weaver
Reverse Engraver: Joseph Menna
|Struck Under Authority of:||Public Law 113-106|