Radioman: An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor and World War II in the Pacific

                                  Chapter 12.  "The Battle of Coral Sea"

                        
Bonus Photos--not among the 42 included in the book                  
                                       

                Radioman: An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor and World War II in the Pacific


Chapter 1  "The Tree Army"

Chapter 2  "Joining the Navy"

Chapter 3.  "Basic Training"   

Chapter 4   "The Destroyer"  

Chapter  5  "Radio School"     

Chapter 6.  "The Cruiser"

Chapter 7.  "The Submarine Base"  

Chapter 8.  "The Attack on Pearl Harbor"  

Chapter 9.  "Aftershocks"  

Chapter 10.  "The Submarine"     

Chapter 11.  "The Aircraft Carrier"        

Chapter 12.  "The Battle of Coral Sea"                  current page, see photos above

Chapter 13.  "The Battle of Midway"                      

Chapter 14.  "Abandon Ship"                                

Chapter 15.  "Rescued at Sea"  

Chapter 16.  "The Summer of '42"                        

Chapter 17.  "First Leave"  

Chapter 18.  "The Naval Research Laboratory"

Chapter 19.  "Cold Bay"                                         

Chapter 20.  "Kodiak"   

Chapter 21.  "Victory Days"

Epilogue
"The Fat Lady" Neosho (AO-23), right, refuels the carrier Yorktown (CV-5), left, in the Coral Sea, May 1, 1942.
 
Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 12 ("The Battle of Coral Sea"), page 100
                       Source of Photo:  National Archives, # 80-G-464653
The Japanese aircraft carrier Shoho sank in the Coral Sea, shortly after this photo was taken, late
morning, May 7, 1942.  The American torpedo bomber visible in lower foreground is a TBD "Devastator".

  Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 12 ("The Battle of Coral Sea"), page 102
                Source of Photo:  U.S. Navy/National Archives, # 80-G-17047
Target practice was a common sight--and sound--aboard Yorktown (CV-5) and other US Navy ships
during World War II.  At center, standing, is gunners mate N.A. "Stretch" Brown.

Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 12 ("The Battle of Coral Sea"), page 103
                            Source of Photo:  N.A. Brown Collection
Lexington (CV-2) crew abandons ship after the world's first battle between aircraft carriers in the Coral Sea, May 8, 1942.  

              Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 12 ("The Battle of Coral Sea"), page 106
                               Source of Photo:  U.S. Navy/National Archives, # 80-G-7398
After 101 days at sea, Yorktown (CV-5) returns to Pearl Harbor for repairs, May 27, 1942.
Crew members in whites on the flight deck are saluting the sunken battleship
Arizona (BB-39)-- superstructure
is visible in the distance at right of the carrier's stern.  Tugboat in foreground is
Hoga (YT-146).  

Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 12 ("The Battle of Coral Sea"), page 109
                        Source of Photo:  US Navy/National Archives # 80-G-21931
Bonus Photos for All Other Chapters:
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