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Wreckage Of WWII Aircraft Carrier Found In The South Pacific Ocean

The Hornet played a role in several key events in the war – including the Doolittle Raid on Japan and the Battle of Midway. Researchers have located it 3 miles below the surface.
A researcher examines the underwater hull of the USS Hornet CV-8, which played a role in several key events of World War II. Source: Photo courtesy of Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Inc

More than 75 years after the aircraft carrier USS Hornet sank in a World War II battle, researchers have uncovered its wreckage 3 miles under the South Pacific Ocean.

The Hornet played a role in several key events of the war — including the Doolittle Raid on Japan and the pivotal Battle of

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