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USS Hornet Sunk by Japanese Torpedoes [Full Resolution]

USS Hornet Sunk by Japanese Torpedoes [Full Resolution]. On 13 January 1943 during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the aircraft carrier, USS Hornet, was struck by two torpedoes during a ten hour battle. Footage shows the battle and shows survivors being halled to safety from the sinking ship. USS Hornet became the last U.S. fleet carrier to be sunk by the enemy during World War II FilmID: 1075.06 Subscribe to WarArchives here: http://www.youtube.com/wararchives You can also find British Pathe on Twitter @britishpathe Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe All of the reels on WarArchives are taken from the British Pathe archive. 90,000 reels can be watched for free on www.britishpathe.com
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