USS Hornet CV-8
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Early May 1942: USS Hornet CV-8 seen in the distance from USS Enterprise CV-6 either heading to or returning
from the Coral Sea Operation.



May 15, 1942: USS Hornet CV-8 in the South Pacific, having missed the Battle of the Coral Sea Hornet was
recalled to Pearl Harbor on May 16, 1942 to prepare for the Battle of Midway.



May 26, 1942: USS Hornet CV-8 seen from Ford Island arriving at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The tug USS Nokomis YT-142 is seen alongside.



May 26, 1942: USS Hornet CV-8 seen from Ford Island arriving at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The tug USS Nokomis YT-142 is seen alongside.



June 1942: The air crewmen seen on the USS Hornet CV-8 just before the Battle of Midway.



June 4, 1942: 09:00 hrs. aircraft on the USS Hornet CV-8 prepare to take off for the Battle of Midway.





Special thanks to Fred Branyan for his assistance in providing information and most of the photographs for
these pages. Without Fred's help these pages would not be possible.


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