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Veteran shares pieces of history of the Battle of Coral Sea

A 1942 newspaper stands as a display at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Chapel aboard MCAS Miramar, Calif., Jan. 23. During a Warriors of the Faith event. The newspaper shows the destruction of the USS Lexington in the Battle of Coral Sea.



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This work, Veteran shares pieces of history of the Battle of Coral Sea [Image 5 of 5], by Cpl Raquel Barraza, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.23.2013

Date Posted:01.28.2013 12:15

Photo ID:821643

VIRIN:130123-M-RB277-046

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:10.89 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, CA, USGlobe

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