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Doolittle Raid by MercenaryGraphics Doolittle Raid by MercenaryGraphics
This is an updated version of the piece I did for the Doolittle raid.

This piece is dedicated to the 70th Anniversery of the Doolittle Raid.

The Raid was a total secret to all involved and the members of the raid were chosen by volunteering for a "dangerous secret mission". 16 B-25 twin engine bombers were to take off from the deck of the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet and bomb Japan mainland.

This piece was created in Illustrator CS and is entirely vector.
The shading was rendered using the blend tool between different vector shapes, and a some use of the gradient and transparency tools.
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:iconjedironald914:
I Believe this "dangerous mission" happend just after the japanese bombed Pearl Harbor!  
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:icon1g1g1g1g1g1g1g1g1g1g:
All of your retro looking art is awesome!
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:icondenis7788:
I like your poster style so much!
Both versions are great. Keep’em vectoring!
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ahmednayyer Apr 30, 2012  Professional General Artist
Very dramatic, good use of perspective -
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JoostvanD Apr 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Indeed a nice piece of art, also thanks for the comment.
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:icongat-x139:
They paid the Japanese back somewhat for Pear Harbor by attacking the mainland in a daring attack.
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Pbohm Apr 26, 2012  Student General Artist
I love the look here, very 40s propaganda posterish
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