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Timeline Event:


May 08, 1942

Battle of Coral Sea is fought with Japanese in squalls and USN in sunlight. Shokaku damaged and retires. Both US carriers hit. Later, gas explodes in Lexington and abandoned. Carrier groups of both sides retire.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

Source:  World War II History


Date Added: 2010-04-29



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