Shoho under attack 7 May 1942
Photo #: 80-G-17024
Battle of Coral Sea, May 1942
Japanese aircraft carrier Shoho under attack by U.S. Navy carrier aircraft in the late morning of 7 May 1942. Photographed from a USS Lexington (CV-2) plane.
A TBD-1 torpedo plane is visible at right, beyond the large splash.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.