Paul Allen, Microsoft billionaire and patron saint of war archaeology, has announced his team found the USS Lexington, a US aircraft carrier sunk in the Battle of the Coral Sea in 1942. The photographs are absolutely breathtaking: planes on the bottom of the ocean, still wearing their pre-war roundels, Rising Sun flags stenciled on the side of the cockpit.

Date posted: March 6, 2018 | Filed under history, shortlinks | Leave a Comment »

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