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Shoho torpedoed - 7 May 1942

Photo #: 80-G-17026

Battle of Coral Sea, May 1942

Japanese aircraft carrier Shoho is torpedoed, during attacks by U.S. Navy carrier aircraft in the late morning of 7 May 1942.
Photographed from a USS Lexington (CV-2) plane.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.


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