The Battle of The Coral Sea occurred May 4th to the 8th in 1942
Check out this cool animated map that CDR Bullard sent me.
The Battle of The Coral Sea
I love stuff like this. I find visual aides very helpful. There is only so much I can absorp strictly through reading. Although I must be honest and tell you my preferred way of learning Naval history is through John Wayne movies...."In Harm's Way" anyone?