For the first time in history, a naval battle is fought without the two fleets seeing each other. May 7-8, 1942. Movie
USS Yorktown (CV-5)/(CVS-10)
Pictures and history of the USS Yorktown and the battles of Coral Sea and Midway.
May 4 - 8, 1942 Battle of Coral Sea
World War 2 Coral Sea battle, May 4-8, 1942 between naval air forces of the United States and Japan
Japanese, Conquests, WW2, Pearl Harbor, Midway, Coral Sea, Akagi, Kaga, Soryu, Hiryu, Attu, Kiska, Crutchley, ABDA
Japanese Conquests 1939-42 - WW2 Campaign Summary
IN THE CORAL SEA -- Printout -- TIME
BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC (See Cover) On the desk in the breezy, rambling headquarters building in Pearl Harbor Navy Yard lay charts, reconnaissance reports, intelligence advices. These charts,...
BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA - General RAN History (Sea Power Centre - Australia)
Royal Australian Navy, Sea Power Centre - Australia
The Battle of the Coral Sea: The End of the Expansion of the Japanese Empire
The Battle of the Coral Sea, which took place on May 7-8, 1942, was critical because it ended Japanese expansion in the South Pacific. It was also the first battle in which the Americans sank a Japanese aircraft carrier.
Royal Australian Navy Gun Plot Battle Of Coral Sea WW2
Saving Australia. Battle of the Coral Sea. The engagement of 5-8 May 1942, was the first sea battle in history where none of the opposing ships was within gunfire range.
Battle of the Coral Sea
The story of the Battle for the Coral Sea, which, together with the Battle of Midway, marked an important turning point in the war in the Pacific.
::The Battle of Coral Sea::
The Battle of Coral Sea took place in May 1942. If the Japanese had succeeded at Coral Sea, the way would have been open for the Japanese to have captured New Guinea and leave Australia isolated from Allied help and more open to a Japanese attack. The Battle of Coral Sea was fought entirely by planes – no ship on either side made any visual contact with any enemy ship.
Battle for Australia Council
The Battle for Australia was a struggle never before envisaged in this country but yet much of it still remains unknown. It was a struggle that stretched our national resources to the limit; which saw the bombing of mainland Australia; the attack by midget submarines on Sydney Harbour; and raised the spectre of the threat of a possible invasion through Papua New Guinea