President Roosevelt pins the Medal of Honor on Doolittle at the White House on May 19, 1942, as his wife, Josephine Daniels Doolittle, watches. The flier also was promoted to brigadier general. (Associated Press)

President Roosevelt pins the Medal of Honor on Doolittle at the White House on May 19, 1942, as his wife, Josephine Daniels Doolittle, watches. The flier also was promoted to brigadier general. (Associated Press)