Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 51382 Lexington

Photo #: NH 51382  USS Lexington (CV-2)
Description: Burning and sinking after her crew abandoned ship during the Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942. Note planes parked aft, where fires have not yet reached. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 51382
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