October 27, 1942 – This Day During World War ll – carrier Hornet (CV-8) sunk by Japanese destroyers Akigumo and Makigumo — U S Military History

October 27, 1942 – Abandoned carrier Hornet (CV-8), damaged by bombs and torpedoes and attempted scuttling the previous day, is sunk by Japanese destroyers Akigumo and Makigumo. The Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands took place on 26 October 1942 without contact between surface ships of the opposing forces. That morning, Enterprise’s planes bombed the […]

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