|A comprehensive pictorial history of Navy aircraft carriers from the first launch in 1910 to modern carriers with jet planes. Excellent combat scenes beginning with the first WWII naval battle in the sky - The Battle of Coral Sea. Much Much More. With the absense of all 7 aircraft carriers at Pearl Harbor and all the battle ships gone, the carrier played the major role against Japan early in the war. Film begins with combat action in the Battle of Coral Sea. Includes scenes of the Battle of Midway, the turning point in the Pacific War, in which we sank 4 Japanese carriers. Depicts other actions from U.S. Carriers YORKTOWN, SARATOGA, LEXINGTON, KENNEDY, ENTERPRISE and NIMITZ. Includes sequences of plane landing on one wheel, kamikaze attacks, exciting crash at sea, interviews with WWII Aces, sinking of the Yorktown and Lexington, Navy Wildcats vs Japanese Zeros, Interview with George Gay, lone survivor of Torpedo 8 Squadron and B-25's launched from U.S.S. Hornet for "30 Seconds Over Tokyo" You'll see SB-2C's, TB2-2's, F-6, F-4, Corsairs and many more naval planes.|
|The footage has not been edited. It has been left exactly as it was captured from the 16mm films.|
|60 minutes running time.|
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