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The USS Hornet aircraft carrier individually changed the fortunes of America’s Pacific fleet during ‎World War II, facilitating the 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo and the crucial Allied victory at Midway. Zakary Piwetz produced "Stirring the Hornet’s Nest: How the USS Hornet CV-8 Paved the Way to Victory at Midway," a documentary on this remarkable vessel for ‎Texas History Day, which includes interviews with Naval veterans who experienced WWII in the Pacific. 
Photo Credits: 
The USS Hornet CV-8 somewhere off the eastern coast of the United States, late 1941 (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

The USS Hornet aircraft carrier individually changed the fortunes of America’s Pacific fleet during ‎World War II, facilitating the 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo and the crucial Allied victory at Midway. Zakary Piwetz produced "Stirring the Hornet’s Nest: How the USS Hornet CV-8 Paved the Way to Victory at Midway," a documentary on this remarkable vessel for ‎Texas History Day, which includes interviews with Naval veterans who experienced WWII in the Pacific.

Photo Credits:

The USS Hornet CV-8 somewhere off the eastern coast of the United States, late 1941 (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy)