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Photo Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching

Photo Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching

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Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle

View looking aft from the island of USS Hornet (CV 8), while en

Military Wreckage (USS Hornet)

USAAF B-25B bombers tied down on the flight deck of USS Hornet (CV-8), while the carrier was en route to the mission's launching point. View looks aft from ...

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgrou…

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Raiding Force B-25s on board USS Hornet

History Museum Strike force on the USS Hornet Battle of Midway

Doolittle Raid sixfrigates: “On April 1942 sixteen Mitchell bombers took off from the flight deck of the USS Hornet bound for Tokyo on a strategic bombing ...

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Damage to the smokestack and signal bridge of USS Hornet (CV-8) after it was struck by a crashing Japanese dive bomber, during the morning ...

Aft view of USS Hornet (CV-8), circa in late 1941 (

USS Hornet Museum Doolittle Anniversary

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

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1992 - The restored World War II Mitchell bomber aircraft "Heavenly Body" takes off from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS RANGER It and another are ...

The USS Hornet.

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USS Northampton (CA-26), at right, attempting to tow USS Hornet

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

A B-25 takes off from Hornet.

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgrou…

When the U.S. responded to Pearl Harbor with a surprise bombing of Tokyo, the Imperial Army took out its fury on the Chinese people

On April 80 men achieved the unimaginable when they took off from an aircraft carrier on a top secret mission to bomb Japan. Led by Lt. "Jimmy" Doolittle, ...

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Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgrou…

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

Hornet returns to Pearl Mary 1942

USS Hornet launches Doolittle Raiders to bomb Japan

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

B-25 bombers sit on the deck of the USS Hornet in the Pacific Ocean

Crewmen loading ammunition before Japan Doolittle raid, April 1942

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

We stepped onto the gangplank that connects the docks and the USS Hornet and entered the hangar deck. Again, we felt rather tiny – the ship is 893 feet long ...

Flight-deck crew on the USS Hornet pushes an SBD of Bombing Squadron VB-

CV-12 Hornet

[Photo] Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid, Apr 1942; note USS Gwin and USS Nashville nearby ...

CVA-12 Hornet

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgrou…

My Visit to the USS Hornet Museum @HornetMuseum

The American aircraft carrier "Hornet" in preparation for the start of the bomber B

USAAF aircrewmen preparing .50 caliber machine gun ammunition on the flight deck of USS Hornet (CV-8), while the carrier was steaming toward the mission's ...

USS Hornet under construction

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

Note hole in flight deck aft and damage to leading edge of stack. Note bucket brigades still fighting fires on flight deck near the stack.

[Photo] Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid, Apr 1942; note USS Gwin and USS Nashville nearby ...

... A Visit to USS Hornet with Discounted Tickets-0 ...

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

76 YEARS AGO, B-25 Number 13 LEFT A PITCHING DECK .

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

On April 18, 1942, 16 Army B-25 Mitchell bombers were launched from the storm-tossed deck of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet CV-8.

Hornet under attack

At Pearl Harbor

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Sailors test the countermeasure washdown system on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft

... an aircraft carrier vessel is its flight deck. It provides a floating airfield from which various types of combat and support aircraft can be launched ...

CV-12 Hornet

The collapse of Hornet's flight deck bow section due to typhoon wind and water damage.

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgrou…

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgrou…

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the “Fist of the Fleet

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USS Hornet at sea shortly after the Doolittle Raid in the spring of 1942.

“An aircraft carrier is by her very nature a very peculiar warship, for she. “

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid, Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the background.

Flight-deck crew on the USS Hornet pushes an SBD of Bombing Squadron VB-8 into position for takeoff during the Battle of Midway, June 2, 1942.

Battle of Santa Cruz, USS Hornet CV-8 "Within ten minutes, Hornet

[Photo] Hornet launching Doolittle raiders, 18 Apr 1942, photo 7 of 10

... an aircraft carrier vessel is its flight deck. It provides a floating airfield from which various types of combat and support aircraft can be launched ...

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid, Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the background.

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

Hornet in early 1945.

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

Bomb laden Mitchell B-25 Bomber takes off from USS Hornet in West Pacific – with destination China, via Tokyo, Japan

I was a World War II buff when I was a boy. To my boy eyes, war seemed an ennobling, romance of bright, loud explosions and wildly dancing bodies (usually ...

Damaged by typhoon.

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Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Aprol 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgr…

CV-12 Hornet

The modernized Essex with an angled flight deck, seen in heavy seas in 1960.

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March 1945, with Air Group 17 on the flight deck. National Archives.

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgrou…

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgrou…

Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid Apr 1942. Note USS Gwin and USS Nashville in the backgrou…

Colonel Jimmy Doolittle's April 1942 raid on Japan began with the loading of sixteen aboard a Navy aircraft carrier, the USS “Hornet,” for the first time.

U.S.S. HORNET during morning attack. "Suicide" dive bomber, in photo No.

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In a desperate attempt to save USS Hornet, the heavy cruiser USS Northampton has taken the crippled carrier in tow. The eight degree list to starboard is ...

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