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D3A Type 99 dive bomber of either Shokaku or Zuikaku in flight, either en route to attack Neosho and Sims in morning or returning from failed scouting mission in afternoon, Battle of Coral Sea, 7 May Shoho burning as she was attacked by aircraft, Battle of Coral Sea, 7 May 1942; note TBD-1 Devastator torpedo bomber faintly visible to the right of splashShoho burning during Battle of Coral Sea, photographed by a torpedo bomber pilot from Yorktown, 7 May 1942Shoho burning during Battle of Coral Sea, photographed by a torpedo bomber pilot from Yorktown, 7 May 1942; note the faint outline of a TBD-1 in bottom half of photo
D3A Type 99 dive bomber of either Shokaku or Zuikaku in flight, either en route to attack Neosho and Sims in morning or returning from failed scouting mission in afternoon, Battle of Coral Sea, 7 May Shoho burning as she was attacked by aircraft, Battle of Coral Sea, 7 May 1942; note TBD-1 Devastator torpedo bomber faintly visible to the right of splashShoho burning during Battle of Coral Sea, photographed by a torpedo bomber pilot from Yorktown, 7 May 1942Shoho burning during Battle of Coral Sea, photographed by a torpedo bomber pilot from Yorktown, 7 May 1942; note the faint outline of a TBD-1 in bottom half of photo
Shoho heavily damaged, late afternoon of 7 May 1942Shoho taking a hit, 7 May 1942Shoho torpedoed, photographed by pilot from Lexington, Battle of Coral Sea, 7 May 1942Shoho under attack, 7 May 1942; note the TBD-1 torpedo bomber visible against the smoke
Shoho heavily damaged, late afternoon of 7 May 1942Shoho taking a hit, 7 May 1942Shoho torpedoed, photographed by pilot from Lexington, Battle of Coral Sea, 7 May 1942Shoho under attack, 7 May 1942; note the TBD-1 torpedo bomber visible against the smoke
A bomb hole on YorktownA destroyer pulled beside Lexington to help evacuate the men, 8 May 1942A hole created by a bomb exploding beneath decks in Yorktown between compartments C-301-L and C-402-A, 8 May 1942A whaleboat and a motor launch evacuated Lexington, 8 May 1942; TBD, SBD and F4F aircraft could be seen on the flight deck
A bomb hole on Yorktown's flight deck, viewed from underneath, 8 May 1942A destroyer pulled beside Lexington to help evacuate the men, 8 May 1942A hole created by a bomb exploding beneath decks in Yorktown between compartments C-301-L and C-402-A, 8 May 1942A whaleboat and a motor launch evacuated Lexington, 8 May 1942; TBD, SBD and F4F aircraft could be seen on the flight deck
A whaleboat evacuating men from USS Lexington, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2A whaleboat evacuating men from USS Lexington, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2As her own torpedo warheads explode aboard USS Lexington, an aircraft is blown over the side in the Battle of the Coral Sea, 8 May 1942 at 1727 hours local time. Destroyer Hammann is backing down at left.B5N
A whaleboat evacuating men from USS Lexington, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2A whaleboat evacuating men from USS Lexington, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2As her own torpedo warheads explode aboard USS Lexington, an aircraft is blown over the side in the Battle of the Coral Sea, 8 May 1942 at 1727 hours local time. Destroyer Hammann is backing down at left.B5N 'Kate' torpedo bomber getting hit by anti-aircraft fire, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942
Bombing attack on Japanese carrier Shokaku, Battle of the Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2Bombing attack on Japanese carrier Shokaku, Battle of the Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2Cruiser Minneapolis picked up Lexington survivors, 8 May 1942Damage to Lexington after bomb hit near the port forward 5-inch gun gallery, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 4
Bombing attack on Japanese carrier Shokaku, Battle of the Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2Bombing attack on Japanese carrier Shokaku, Battle of the Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2Cruiser Minneapolis picked up Lexington survivors, 8 May 1942Damage to Lexington after bomb hit near the port forward 5-inch gun gallery, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 4

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