TBD Devastator torpedo bombers of U.S. Navy Torpedo Squadron 8 (VT-8) take off from USS Hornet for Battle of Midway in Pacific.
Pacific Ocean Date:1942, June Duration:2 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
A film based on mission of USS Hornet (CV-8) in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Members of U.S. Navy Torpedo Squadron 8 (VT-8) who are to participate in Battle of Midway, pose aboard deck of USS Hornet underway. Radioman George Field, Radioman Hollis Martin, Lieutenant Commander John Waldron, pose who would be killed in action later. Only survivor of the mission Ensign George Gay poses on deck with Radioman Hollis Martin. U.S. TBD Devastator torpedo bombers take off from flight deck of USS Hornet on 4th June, 1942. Men at work in the radio room. Church service for the dead men in the Battle of Midway.
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