The USS Hornet, the WWII aircraft carrier that most famously launched the Doolittle Raid, was recently discovered on the floor of the Pacific Ocean around the Solomon Islands.
A five-inch gun in the wreckage:
An F4F-4 Wildcat with wings folded:
International Harvester tractor:
MSM piece this morning of the find. Looks like they traded CBS exclusivity for an embedded reporter. The coverage is not too bad.
The USS Hornet, just before abandonment and sinking during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands on October 26th, 1942.
Large high-quality photos and videos available in the media kit here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/x4rjjnn54...fdcH8BwCa?dl=0