Crewmen of Torpedo Squadron 8 pose near aircraft on the flight deck of USS Hornet underway in the Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean Date:1942, June Duration:5 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A film on aviators and crewmen of Torpedo Squadron 8 who gave their lives on June 4, 1942 near Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean during the Battle of Midway of World War II. Names of Lieutenant Commander John Charles Waldron and Horace Franklin Dobbs who was the chief radioman. They pose in front of an aircraft. Ensign Henry R. Kenyon Jr. and Airman 2nd Class Darwin L. Clarke pose near an aircraft and talk. Ensign E. L. Fayle and Seaman 2nd Class Aswell L. Picou pose seated on the wing of an aircraft. Lieutenant Raymond A Moore and Airman 1st Class Tom Hartsel Pettry seated near a bomb loaded in the aircraft. Ensign William Robinson Evans and Airman 3rd Class Ross Eugene Bibb pose. Lieutenant (jg) Jeff Davis Woodson and Airman 2nd Class Otway David Creasy Jr pose near an airplane. Ensign William W Creamer and Seaman 2nd Class Francis Samuel Polston draw a face on a bomb loaded in an airplane and pose. Other crewmen who pose are: Lieutenant James Charles Owens Jr. and Airman 1st Class Amelio Maffei, Ensign Ulvert Matthew Moore and Airman 3rd Class William F Sawhill, Lieutenant (jg) George Marvin Campbell and Airman 2nd Class Ronald Joseph Fisher, Ensign John Porter Gray and Airman 3rd Class Max Arthir Calkin. Ensign G. H. Gay who was rescued and Airman 3rd Class George Arthir Field pose. Ensign Grant W Teats and Airman 2nd Class Hollis Martin, Ensign John Ellison and Carneiro, Ensign William Abercrombie and Aviation Pilot Robert B Miles, Airman 3rd Class Robert K. Huntington and Airman 2nd Class Bernard P Phelps. A chaplain at funeral services on the deck of the carrier USS Hornet (CV-8). The volley squad fires guns and the bugler blows taps. Sunset at sea. U.S. Navy SBD Dauntless in flight overhead.
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