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War Board

This is actually a replica of the real War Board that was onboard Hornet. The real war board sits in the Smithsonian in Pensacola Florida. This is the most impressive of all the war boards from aircraft carriers in WWII, and that is the single reason that USS Hornet CVS-12 was in fact not scrapped after being decommissioned.
USS Hornet (CVS-12) Tour

April 2nd 2011
I had heard that you could tour an aircraft carrier on Alameda island just outside of Oakland, and that one of the more interesting aspects was riding the flight elevator between the hangar and flight decks. I had been meaning to take this tour, and after arrival realized that spending just half a day there was not going to be enough time. Very interesting indeed. Upon arrival, a docent gives you ... read more
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