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80-G-17031 Shokaku

Photo #: 80-G-17031  Battle of Coral Sea, May 1942
Description: Japanese aircraft carrier Shokaku under attack by USS Yorktown (CV-5) planes, during the morning of 8 May 1942. Flames are visible from a bomb hit on her forecastle. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-17031
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