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Damage to Lexington after bomb hit near the port forward 5-inch gun gallery, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 4Damage to Lexington after bomb hit near the port forward 5-inch gun gallery, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 3 of 4
Damage to Lexington after bomb hit near the port forward 5-inch gun gallery, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 4Damage to Lexington after bomb hit near the port forward 5-inch gun gallery, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 3 of 4
Damage to Lexington after bomb hit near the port forward 5-inch gun gallery, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 4 of 4Damage to Lexington port side number six 5-in gun by dive bomb, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2
Damage to Lexington after bomb hit near the port forward 5-inch gun gallery, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 4 of 4Damage to Lexington port side number six 5-in gun by dive bomb, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2
Damage to Lexington port side number six 5-in gun by dive bomb, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2; note TBD-1 Devastator bomber on deck and F4F-3 Wildcat fighter approaching to landDestroyers evacuating Lexington
Damage to Lexington port side number six 5-in gun by dive bomb, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2; note TBD-1 Devastator bomber on deck and F4F-3 Wildcat fighter approaching to landDestroyers evacuating Lexington's crew, 8 May 1942, filmed by crew of cruiser Minneapolis, photo 1 of 2; note SOC Seagull aircraft onboard Minneapolis
Destroyers evacuating LexingtonDive bombing on Shokaku by dive bombers from Yorktown, 8 May 1942
Destroyers evacuating Lexington's crew, 8 May 1942, filmed by crew of cruiser Minneapolis, photo 2 of 2; note SOC Seagull aircraft onboard MinneapolisDive bombing on Shokaku by dive bombers from Yorktown, 8 May 1942
Explosion aboard USS Lexington, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2; note USS Hammann nearby; seen from cruiser USS MinneapolisExplosion aboard USS Lexington, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2; note USS Hammann nearby; seen from cruiser USS Minneapolis
Explosion aboard USS Lexington, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2; note USS Hammann nearby; seen from cruiser USS MinneapolisExplosion aboard USS Lexington, 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 2; note USS Hammann nearby; seen from cruiser USS Minneapolis
Explosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 3Explosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 3
Explosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 3Explosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 3
Explosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 3 of 3Japanese aircraft flew over an American destroyer, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942
Explosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 3 of 3Japanese aircraft flew over an American destroyer, Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942
Lexington afire and down at the bow but still steaming and operating aircraft, shortly after she was hit by Japanese torpedoes and bombs during the Battle of Coral Sea, about noon on 8 May 1942Lexington burning after the abandon ship order had already been given, 8 May 1942
Lexington afire and down at the bow but still steaming and operating aircraft, shortly after she was hit by Japanese torpedoes and bombs during the Battle of Coral Sea, about noon on 8 May 1942Lexington burning after the abandon ship order had already been given, 8 May 1942
Lexington during Battle of Coral Sea as seen from Yorktown, early morning of 8 May 1942Lexington hit and burning, during the later part of the Japanese air attack on 8 May 1942
Lexington during Battle of Coral Sea as seen from Yorktown, early morning of 8 May 1942Lexington hit and burning, during the later part of the Japanese air attack on 8 May 1942
Lexington spotting aircraft during Battle of Coral Sea, early morning of 8 May 1942Lexington under attack during Battle of Coral Sea, photographed by a Japanese pilot, 8 May 1942; destroyer Phelps at bottom of photo
Lexington spotting aircraft during Battle of Coral Sea, early morning of 8 May 1942Lexington under attack during Battle of Coral Sea, photographed by a Japanese pilot, 8 May 1942; destroyer Phelps at bottom of photo

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