Japanese attack on United States aircraft carrier Hornet in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Pacific Theater Date:1943 Duration:6 min 13 sec Sound:Yes
'I was there' depicts Japanese attack on USS Hornet. A car pulls up to the Naval hospital in California, United States. Men relax by the pool side as electrician's meet on United States aircraft carrier Hornet, Tom Heikendor, narrates how the carrier was attacked by the Japanese planes in the Pacific Theater off Santa Cruz. Japanese fighter planes attack the Hornet and explosions occur. Anti aircraft guns knocks down a Japanese plane. Another set of Japanese planes attack the carrier. Smoke rises as explosions occur. Smoke rises from the carrier. Wounded men aboard the carrier transferred onto a destroyer by breeches buoys. A stretcher transferred onto the destroyer.
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