A 1950 United States Naval Training Film about the 1942 Battle of Coral sea. Film titled 'The Battle of The Coral Sea'. Diagram shows the location of Coral Sea on the globe. Phase I of the battle from 1st to 4th May described. II Phase from 4th to 7th May explained. III Phase 7th to 11th May, of the battle that saw double action from both sides discussed. Animation shows the area captured by Japan after the battle. Japanese cut communication between United States and Australia. Japanese battleship at sea. Japanese troops in field. Doolittle raid on japan, U.S. plan described through animation. Bombing of Tokyo. Japanese Commander in Chief Admiral Yamamoto on ship. Location of Commandant 4th Fleet. Japanese Commander gives information about U.S. planes. He talks about plans and strategies of U.S. for war. Allied forces on Japanese land. United States submarines in Japan. Japanese plan of defense explained. Two invasion forces of Japan, Moresby and Tulagi described through animation. Allies counter attack Japanese targets. Allied TF 17 and TF 11 in Japanese province. Allied attack on Tulagi, Japanese counter attack.
USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) in Japan Sea. Tanker ship refuels USS Philippine Sea. A destroyer ship in the background. Fuel lines from the tanker to the USS Philippine Sea. A snowstorm and waves splashing the aircraft carrier USS Philippine Sea.
USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) in Japan Sea. A winch operator on the aircraft carrier. Crated ammunition hoisted to the USS Philippine Sea. Workers remove crates from cargo nets on hangar deck level. USS Mount Katmai (AE-16) along the USS Philippine Sea. Ammunition is transferred to USS Philippine Sea from USS Mount Katmai.
Aircraft carrier USS Philippine Sea underway in the Sea of Japan in the Pacific Ocean. The aircraft carrier is refueled by another aircraft carrier. Men working on the ship. A control tower in the background. Airplanes on the flight deck of USS Philippine Sea. Pilots stand near an airplane.
USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) in Japan Sea. A man works on the tail section of an aircraft on the aircraft carrier. Snow on the flight deck. A tanker ship refueling USS Philippine Sea during a heavy snow storm. A destroyer ship in the background. U.S. Navy aircraft F9F Panther on the flight deck.
USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) in Japan Sea. Flight deck personnel put out fire on the flight deck of USS Philippine Sea. Several United States Navy aircraft stand in rows on the aircraft carrier. U.S. Navy aircraft F9F Panther on the flight deck. The F9F Panther plane is badly burnt.