TITLE

CALIFORNIA'S CARRIER

AUTHOR(S)
Belcher, Nancy Hoyt
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Military History;Jun2002, Vol. 19 Issue 2, Special section p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the USS Hornet Museum located in Alameda, California. Historical account on the utilization of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet during World War II; Features and capacity of the aircraft carrier; Travel information on Alameda, California.
ACCESSION #
6462832

 

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