Photo #: 80-G-17125
Battle of the Coral Sea, May 1942
View taken from a Torpedo Squadron Five (VT-5) TBD-1 torpedo plane, from USS Yorktown (CV-5) during attacks on the Japanese aircraft carrier Shokaku, during the morning of 8 May 1942.
Shokaku is visible in the left center distance. Anti-aircraft shell bursts are also visible.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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24 April 2000