Doolittle Raid, fleet fueling operations, 1942. World War II.
Pacific Ocean Date:1942 Duration:2 min 46 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Fleet of U.S. ships underway in the Pacific Ocean to launch the Doolittle bombing raid on Tokyo, Japan, early in World War 2. Most of the film is of the Fleet Oiler, USS Sabine, AO-25 fueling aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, CV-6. At times 01:38 to 01:44, the destroyer USS Benham, DD-397, is seen on the starboard side of the USS Sabine. heavy At times 02:15 to 02:20, the fleet oiler USS Cimarron, AO-22, fueling the heavy cruiser USS Northampton, CA-26 with a destroyer and aircraft carrier USS Hornet, CV-8 in background. At times 02:22 to 02:45 fleet oiler USS Cimarron, AO-22, coming along side the USS Enterprise.
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