U.S. Task Force 17 and 11, and the reaction of Japanese task forces during the Battle of Coral Sea in the Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean Date:1942, May Duration:9 min 31 sec Sound:Yes
A United States Naval training film about the Battle of Coral Sea. Moves of C task Force (TF)17 on the Japanese targets without support of C task Force 11. Support system of TF 44. Animation shows probable action of Task Forces. Location of TF 11 and TF 44. TF 17 at sea. The Japanese plan. Clouds show bad weather. Moves of TF 17 to Tulagi and Guadalcanal. Animation shows favorable and unfavorable weather conditions in attack of TF 17. Cruiser launches U.S. aircraft. Torpedo plane and 28 dive bombers. Six planes in flight. Aerial view of islands. Bombers take off and return after unsuccessful air operation. Diagram shows pilot's report after battle. Air group in flight. TF 11 approaches launch air searches within 200 miles. Moves of TF 11. Moves of Japanese commands. Reaction of Japanese Task Forces from small islands of Japan. Position of all forces depicted.
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