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HMS Exeter firing on Japanese aircraft, Gaspar Strait, 15 Feb 1942; photograph taken from HMAS HobartHMS Exeter under attack by B5N aircraft during the Gasper Strait sortie, 15 Feb 1942
HMS Exeter firing on Japanese aircraft, Gaspar Strait, 15 Feb 1942; photograph taken from HMAS HobartHMS Exeter under attack by B5N aircraft during the Gasper Strait sortie, 15 Feb 1942
HMS Exeter sinking south of Borneo, Dutch East Indies, 1 Mar 1942, photo 1 of 2Lewis Puller dressed as Davy Jones during a line-crossing ceremony aboard USS Fuller, Apr 1942
HMS Exeter sinking south of Borneo, Dutch East Indies, 1 Mar 1942, photo 1 of 2Lewis Puller dressed as Davy Jones during a line-crossing ceremony aboard USS Fuller, Apr 1942
US Navy blimp L-8 delivering 300 pounds of spare parts for B-25 bombers to USS Hornet, off California, United States, 2 Apr 1942Cruiser USS Northampton taking fuel from Fleet Oiler USS Cimarron (partially obscured behind Northampton) as part of the task group escorting the Doolittle Raiders, 17 Apr 1942, the day before the raid.
US Navy blimp L-8 delivering 300 pounds of spare parts for B-25 bombers to USS Hornet, off California, United States, 2 Apr 1942Cruiser USS Northampton taking fuel from Fleet Oiler USS Cimarron (partially obscured behind Northampton) as part of the task group escorting the Doolittle Raiders, 17 Apr 1942, the day before the raid.
Destroyer USS Fanning maneuvers near USS Enterprise as both escort USS Hornet on the day the Doolittle Raid aircraft were launched, 18 Apr 1942. Photographed from cruiser USS Salt Lake City.Hornet launching Doolittle raiders, 18 Apr 1942, photo 9 of 11
Destroyer USS Fanning maneuvers near USS Enterprise as both escort USS Hornet on the day the Doolittle Raid aircraft were launched, 18 Apr 1942. Photographed from cruiser USS Salt Lake City.Hornet launching Doolittle raiders, 18 Apr 1942, photo 9 of 11
Yorktown-class aircraft carriers Hornet (near) and Enterprise (far) as seen from the cruiser USS Salt Lake City shortly after Hornet launched the Doolittle Raid against Japan, 18 Apr 1942.As 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.
Yorktown-class aircraft carriers Hornet (near) and Enterprise (far) as seen from the cruiser USS Salt Lake City shortly after Hornet launched the Doolittle Raid against Japan, 18 Apr 1942.As 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.
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 3Mushroom cloud rose above USS Lexington after an explosion, 8 May 1942; carrier Yorktown on horizon and destroyer Hammann to the left of photograph
Explosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 3 of 3Mushroom cloud rose above USS Lexington after an explosion, 8 May 1942; carrier Yorktown on horizon and destroyer Hammann to the left of photograph
Newly arrived aviation cadets at the Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, Texas, United States submitting to haircut inspection, circa 1942. Note OS2U Kingfisher aircraft.Enterprise and Northampton underway during Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942. Photo taken from USS Pensacola.
Newly arrived aviation cadets at the Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, Texas, United States submitting to haircut inspection, circa 1942. Note OS2U Kingfisher aircraft.Enterprise and Northampton underway during Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942. Photo taken from USS Pensacola.
Smoke pouring out of the uptakes of the carrier USS Yorktown after being struck by Japanese bombs during the Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942.The USS Yorktown (Yorktown-class) listing 20-degrees from damage off Midway, 4 Jun 1942. Yorktown had already been abandoned with survivors picked up by USS Hammann (right) and other escorts.
Smoke pouring out of the uptakes of the carrier USS Yorktown after being struck by Japanese bombs during the Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942.The USS Yorktown (Yorktown-class) listing 20-degrees from damage off Midway, 4 Jun 1942. Yorktown had already been abandoned with survivors picked up by USS Hammann (right) and other escorts.

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