The crew is leaving the burning American aircraft carrier Lexington

aircraft carrier Lexington


The crew leaves the burning and tilted aircraft carrier Lexington (CV-2) after attacks by Japanese carrier aviation on May 8, 1942 in the Coral Sea. The aircraft carrier Lexington was later flooded with USS Phelps (DD-360) destroyer torpedoes.

 

 

Location: Coral Sea
Date: 08 May 1942

In : 1942

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