TBF Avengers, F6F Hellcats, A-25, SB2C and SBF Helldivers land on the deck of 'The Fighting Lady' in the Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean Date:1943 Duration:6 min 10 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Navy Documentary highlights functions, duties and crew activities aboard 'The Fighting Lady', pseudonym for the USS Yorktown CV-10 in the Pacific Theater during World War II. A sign reads 'US Naval Communications'. Women work in a room on typewriters. TBF Avengers, F6F Hellcats, A-25, SB2C and SBF Helldivers fly out towards the carrier. Aircraft in flight with insignia of the United States. A ship 'The Fighting Lady' underway. Crewmen stand on the deck. A plane lands on the deck. Planes in flight in background. Wire barriers on the deck in case the plane fails to land on the resting gear. A landing signal officer on the deck. The plane lands on the ship's deck. People stand on the deck. The planes are to be rearranged for a take off. The skipper of the ship stands on the deck. The crew stand on the deck. The skipper reproofs the flight deck. He asks the deck crew to arrange the planes properly. A diagram of the carrier and an account of the hangar deck. A structure on the mid ship.
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