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Battle of the Coral Sea

  • All Hands Magazine
  • April 24, 2019 | 1:13

Billows of dark grey smoke filled the Hawaiian skies. With ships toppled over and aircraft in ruins, it was like a grave site. At about 8:10 that morning, Dec. 7, 1941, the Japanese had dropped a 1,800-bomb through the deck of the battle ship USS Arizona (BB 39).