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USS Hornet Sunk by Japanese Torpedoes

Duration (min.): 
2

 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.

Thanks to War Archives channel on YouTube for this great video.

 

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