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In pictures: WW II US navy aircraft carrier USS Lexington
March 7, 2018 | 3:48 PM
by Sources: US Navy website, Paul Allen website
Anti-aircraft guns are seen in the wreckage of the sunken USS Lexington, a World War II US Navy aircraft carrier, in this handout image obtained March 6, 2018 courtesy of Paul G. Allen. Photo - Paul G. Allen handout via Reuters TV
 
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The wreck of the USS Lexington, an American warship sunk in a Pacific naval battle during the World War II, has been found by a team working for Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

The iconic aircraft carrier was discovered on March 4 in the Coral Sea, about 500 miles (800 km) from Australia's east coast, according to Allen's website.r 7, 1941.


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