National Geographic : 1933 May
Official photograph, U.S.Navy THE U.S.S. "LEXINGTON" EMERGES FROM HER ENVELOPING SCREEN OF SMOKE The smoke screen is most successful in comparatively calm weather, for it is soon dissipated by strong winds. The crew has moved all airplanes on the flight deck forward, so that the carrier's brood of fighting planes, scouts, and torpedo planes still in the air may land onher afterdeck. The ship's head isalways pointed into the wind when receiving planes.