Trumpeter Ship Models 1/700 USS Hornet CV8 US Aircraft Carrier Kit


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SKU: TSM-5727

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The HORNET (CV-8) was launched  December 14, 1940 by the Newport News Ship Building & Dry Dock Co,and commissioned at Norfolk October 20, 1941.  April 18, 1942, HORNET lunched B-25 to bomb Japan, Intercepted broadcasts, both in Japanese and English. June 6, 1942, HORNET planes attacked the fleeing Japanese fleet to assist in sinking cruiser Mikuma, damaged a destroyer, and left cruiser Mogami aflame and heavily damaged. HORNET (CV-8) received four battle stars for World War II service.

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