USS Lexington Sinks in Battle of the Coral Sea

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USS Lexington Sinks in Battle of the Coral Sea - Lost In Coral Sea Fray In May WASHINGTON, June...
Lost In Coral Sea Fray In May WASHINGTON, June 12 (/P) — The navy today an r nounced loss of the United States aircraft carrier Lexington Lexington as a result of the battle battle in the Coral Sea which i prevented the Japanese from invading or isolating Australia. Australia. This loss was disclosed in an officiaj review of the navy's part in the en lire Coral Sea campaign, starting starting March 10 at New Guinea and running through May 8, when enemy aircraft inflicted inflicted such damage on the Lexington Lexington that she exploded several hours later and sank with relatively light loss of life.

Clipped from The Gallup Independent12 Jun 1942, FriPage 1

The Gallup Independent (Gallup, New Mexico)12 Jun 1942, FriPage 1
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