Battle of the Coral Sea: 6 May 1942, 08:00

Battle of the Coral Sea: 6 May 1942, 08:00
The position of the fleets at around 08:00am on 6 May 1942 (battle of the Coral Sea). The main American fleet is about to move west into the Coral Sea, while the Japanese are about to turn south.
The Coral Sea 1942: The First Carrier Battle, Mark Stille, Campaign 214. A useful account of the battle of the Coral Sea and the thinking and events that led up to it, supported by some effective '3D' diagrams showing the series of aerial attacks on enemy carriers that were the most important aspect of the fighting. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (24 November 2008), Battle of the Coral Sea: 6 May 1942, 08:00, http://www.historyofwar.org/Maps/maps_coral_sea_6_may_08.html

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