Photo #: 80-G-17027
Battle of Coral Sea, May 1942
Japanese aircraft carrier Shokaku under attack by planes from USS Yorktown (CV-5) in the morning of 8 May 1942. Splashes from dive bombers' near misses are visible off the ship's starboard side as she makes a sharp turn to the right.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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13 April 1999