USS Hornet (CV-8) at Pearl Harbor, twenty-six Get 1942, immediately after the battle regarding Coral Ocean, and just up until the Battle away from Halfway. Harbor tug Nokomis (YT-142) try started next to the lady. Note decorate cracked of Hornet’s waterline town because of the trend action when you find yourself in the sea.
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“The fight away from Halfway,” directed by the John Ford and you will narrated of the Henry Fonda, is manufactured mainly out-of genuine video footage about competition. It documentary, produced in 1942, acquired an enthusiastic Academy Motion picture Arts and you will Sciences Award (Oscar). Following Leader (later on Rear admiral) John Ford, USNR, during the civil lifetime wrote, brought otherwise produced over 130 videos during the a career comprising four ages.
A good U.S. Navy Douglas SBD-step 3 Dauntless off both scouting squadron Versus-8 otherwise bombing squadron VB-8 repairing on board USS Hornet (CV-8), probably from inside the Race from Halfway, 4–6 June 1942. (altro…)