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80-G-16638: Battle of the Coral Sea, May 8, 1942

80-G-16638:   Battle of the Coral Sea, May 1942.  Japanese Type 97 Shipboard Attack Plane ("Kate" torpedo bomber) is hit by anti-aircraft fire during attacks on the U.S. aircraft carriers, late in the morning of 8 May 1942.  (4/10/2014).
Caption: Battle of the Coral Sea, May 1942. Japanese Type 97 Shipboard Attack Plane ("Kate" torpedo bomber) is hit by anti-aircraft fire during attacks on the U.S. aircraft carriers, late in the morning of 8 May 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (4/10/2014).
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