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Today in World War II History—Aug. 30, 1943

Aircraft carrier USS Hornet, Alameda, CA (Photo: Sarah Sundin, November 2015)

Aircraft carrier USS Hornet, Alameda, CA (Photo: Sarah Sundin, November 2015)

75 Years Ago—Aug. 30, 1943: The second (and current) carrier USS Hornet is launched, Newport News VA (now a museum ship in Alameda, CA).