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80-G-17422 Shokaku

Photo #: 80-G-17422  Battle of Coral Sea, May 1942
Description: Bombs burst near the Japanese aircraft carrier Shokaku as she was attacked by USS Yorktown (CV-5) planes in the morning of 8 May 1942. Note anti-aircraft shell burst in left center, with fragments splashing below and further left. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-17422
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