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File:USS Lexington under attack at Coral Sea.jpg

English: USS Lexington (CV-2) under air attack on 8 May 1942 during the Battle of the Coral Sea, as photographed from a Japanese plane. Heavy black smoke from her stack and white smoke from her bow indicate that the view was taken just after those areas were hit by bombs. Destroyer in the lower left appears to be USS Phelps (DD-360).
Date 8 May 1942
Source NavSource The original print was from the illustration files for Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison's History of U.S. Naval Operations in World War II. U.S. Naval Historical Centre Photograph (# NH 95579).
Author Unknown Japanese pilot
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Public domain This photographic image was published before December 31st 1956, or photographed before 1946, under jurisdiction of the Government of Japan. Thus this photographic image is considered to be public domain according to article 23 of old copyright law of Japan and article 2 of supplemental provision of copyright law of Japan.
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