Photo #: 80-G-16568
Battle of the Coral Sea, May 1942
USS Lexington (CV-2) with planes spotted fore and aft, photographed from USS Yorktown (CV-5). Probably taken during the early morning of 8 May, before planes were launched to attack the Japanese carriers.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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18 April 2000