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Shokaku steered the right as near misses splashed to starboard side, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942Shokaku under attack as seen by a TBD-1 airman, 8 May 1942Shokaku under attack at Coral Sea, 8 May 1942Survivors of USS Lexington rescued by a cruiser, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942
Shokaku steered the right as near misses splashed to starboard side, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942Shokaku under attack as seen by a TBD-1 airman, 8 May 1942Shokaku under attack at Coral Sea, 8 May 1942Survivors of USS Lexington rescued by a cruiser, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942
Torpedo damage on Lexington, 8 May 1942Track of the Battle of the Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, prepared for the United States Navy Office of Naval Intelligence Combat Narrative report.USS Lexington (Lexington-class) underway during the Battle of the Coral Sea early on 8 May 1942. Perhaps the last photo while still in operational status before torpedoes and bombs forced her to be abandonedUSS Lexington burning as she was being abandoned, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2; note USS Chester and other warships nearby
Torpedo damage on Lexington, 8 May 1942Track of the Battle of the Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, prepared for the United States Navy Office of Naval Intelligence Combat Narrative report.USS Lexington (Lexington-class) underway during the Battle of the Coral Sea early on 8 May 1942. Perhaps the last photo while still in operational status before torpedoes and bombs forced her to be abandonedUSS Lexington burning as she was being abandoned, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2; note USS Chester and other warships nearby
USS Lexington burning as she was being abandoned, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2; note USS Chester and other warships nearbyUSS LexingtonUSS LexingtonView of Lexington
USS Lexington burning as she was being abandoned, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2; note USS Chester and other warships nearbyUSS Lexington's crewmen sliding down lines into a destroyer as the carrier was being abandoned, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2USS Lexington's crewmen sliding down lines into a destroyer as the carrier was being abandoned, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2View of Lexington's flight deck during Battle of Coral Sea, at 1500 on 8 May 1942

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