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H-005-4: Lexington Under Attack 

H-Gram 005, Attachment 4
Samuel J. Cox, Director NHHC
April 2017
 


Photo #: NH 95579  Battle of the Coral Sea, May 1942
USS Lexington (CV-2) at the Battle of the Coral Sea on 8 May 1942 in a photo taken from a Japanese aircraft. The carrier has been hit by two torpedoes (the first proved fatal) and two bombs, and is bracketed by numerous other near misses (NH 95579)

Published: Tue May 07 14:14:37 EDT 2019