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Glimpse of USS Midway aircraft carrier

2011-08-09 11:07:54 GMT2011-08-09 19:07:54(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Visitors walk on the board of USS Midway in San Diego, California, Aug. 7, 2011. USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, in San Diego, California. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

A man visits the cabin of USS Midway in San Diego, California on Aug. 7, 2011. USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, in San Diego, California. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

The photo taken on Aug. 7, 2011 shows the USS Midway berthing at a port in San Diego Bay, California. USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, in San Diego, California. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Tourists visit USS Midway in San Diego, California on Aug. 7, 2011. USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, in San Diego, California. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Photo taken on Aug. 7, 2011 shows the dental clinic on USS Midway in San Diego, California. USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, in San Diego, California. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Visitors experience flight control on USS Midway in San Diego, California on Aug. 7, 2011. USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, in San Diego, California. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Photo taken on Aug. 7, 2011 shows the control room on USS Midway in San Diego, California. USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, in San Diego, California. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Visitors watch F/A-18 Hornet on USS Midway in San Diego, California on Aug. 7, 2011. USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, in San Diego, California. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Visitors watch an A6 intruder attack plane on USS Midway in San Diego, California on Aug. 7, 2011. USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, in San Diego, California. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Photo taken on Aug. 7, 2011 shows a F-4 Phantom fighter plane on USS Midway in San Diego, California. USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, in San Diego, California. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

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