USS Hornet CV-8 - Yorktown class Aircraft Carrier (USA)

USS Hornet circa Hornet was the carrier that launched Ltcol Jimmy Doolittle's famous bomber raid on Tokyo in She was later sunk due to enemy action in the battle of the Santa Cruz Islands.

USS Hornet, deck full of B-25s, headed for "30 Seconds Over Tokyo".

USS Hornet, deck full of headed for the Seconds Over Tokyo" raid on 18 April

USS Hornet (CV-8). The USS Hornet was sunk during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands.

History Of The USS Hornet

The USS Hornet was the famous aircraft carrier in World War II that launched the bombers in the Doolittle Raid.

USS hornet CVS-12, my first ship. My mother helped build it in the early forties, and twenty years later I served aboard her, during the Viet Nam war.

USS Hornet is a United States Navy aircraft carrier of the Essex class. Construction started in August she was originally named USS Kearsarge, but was renamed in honor of the USS Hornet which was lost in October becoming the eighth ship to bear the name.

Doolittle Raiders B-25's on USS Hornet (CV-8) April 18, 1942. #10I

America's first strike at Japan came in April 1942 as lifted off the USS Hornet to bomb Tokyo in the Doolittle Raid.

USS Hornet, Alameda, CA

USS Hornet, Alameda, CA

World War II: USS Hornet (CV-8): USS Hornet (CV-8) launching the Doolittle Raid, April 1942

World War II USS Hornet (CV-8)

USS Hornet was an American aircraft carrier during World War II. USS Hornet gained famed for its role in the April 1942 Doolittle Raid. Taking part in the Battle of Santa Cruz that October, USS Hornet was lost in action.

USS Hornet Museum Receives Face-Lift, Courtesy Of AkzoNobel

USS Hornet Museum Receives Face-Lift, Courtesy Of AkzoNobel

USS Saratoga (CV-3); USS Enterprise (CV-6); USS Hornet (CV-12) and USS San Jacinto (CVL-30) docked at Naval Air Station, Alameda, California. Mid-September, 1945

USS Saratoga (CV-3); USS Enterprise (CV-6); USS Hornet (CV-12) and USS San Jacinto (CVL-30) docked at Naval Air Station, Alameda, California. Mid-September, 1945 [3600 x 2882]

Carriers Saratoga Enterprise Hornet and San Jacinto Alameda California September

Flight Deck: USS Hornet, Battle of Midway 1942. This was a key battle that turned the tide in the Pacific during WWII.

A Dauntless on the deck of the USS Hornet during the Battle of Midway, 4 June 1942

Six Great Carriers In Ulithi Anchorage: Read from foreground to background: USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and USS Lexington, anchored at Ulithi before a strike on Japan. U. S. Navy Photo. http://wrhstol.com/2B0owZL

Six Great Carriers In Ulithi Anchorage: Read from foreground to background: USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and USS Lexington, anchored at Ulithi before a strike on Japan. U. S. Navy Photo. http://wrhstol.com/2B0owZL

USS Hornet Sunk by Japanese Torpedoes   |  On 13 January 1943 during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the aircraft carrier, USS Hornet, was struck by two torpedoes during a ten hour battle. Footage shows the battle and shows survivors being halled to safety from the sinking ship. USS Hornet became the last U.S. fleet carrier to be sunk by the enemy during World War II

USS Hornet Sunk by Japanese Torpedoes. On 13 January 1943 during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the aircraft carrier, USS Hornet, was struck by two to.

TBF-1Cs of Torpedo Squadron Two (VT-2) pass over USS Hornet (CV-12) 1944 by Irootoko - Голод - Google+

TBF-1Cs of Torpedo Squadron Two (VT-2) pass over USS Hornet (CV-12) 1944 by Irootoko - Голод - Google+

World War II: USS Hornet (CV-12)

World War II: USS Hornet (CV-12)

aircraft carrier USS Hornet operating near Okinawa, Japan, on 27 March The planes visible on deck belonged to Carrier.

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