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USS Lexington CV-2 mushroom cloud explosion during the Battle of the Coral Sea
This photograph was taken at roughly 5:30 the explosion was likely caused by the detonation of ordnance. To the left is USS Hammann (DD-412) and in the distance on the horizon is USS Yorktown (CV-5).
Credit: USN via NARA 80-G-16651 Date: May 8, 1942
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