Miracle at Midway
McGraw-Hill, 1982 - History - 469 pages
"[This is] the definitive history of the battle of Midway, an American victory that marked the turning point of the war in the Pacific during World War II. [It] brings together eyewitness accounts from the men who commanded and fought on both sides. The sweeping narrative takes readers into the thick of the action and shows exactly how American strategies and decisions led to the triumphant victory that paved the way for the defeat of Japan."--Publisher description.
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aboard action Air Fleet aircraft Akagi Aleutians American attack Battle of Midway battleships bomb Capt Captain CHAPTER CinCPAC Cmdr Combined Fleet Commander in Chief Coral Sea crew damage destroyers dive bombers Dutch Harbor enemy carriers enemy planes Enterprise fighters flagship flattop Fletcher flight deck flying Fuchida Genda statement guns Halsey heavy cruisers Hereafter Hiryu Hornet Ibid Imperial Japanese Navy Interview with Spruance Interview with Watanabe Island Japan Japanese Navy Japanese Story June Kaga Kimes Kuroshima land-based launch Main Body Marine Midway Analysis Midway and Submarine Mikuma miles minutes Miwa diary Mobile Force Nimitz Oahu operation ordered patrol Pearl Harbor pilots port radio RADM Ramsey reconnaissance Rochefort scout seaplane September ships sighted sortie Soryu Spruance squadron starboard strike Submarine Ac Tanabe target Task Force Sixteen Tomonaga torpedo planes Tragic Battle U.S. Pacific Fleet Ugaki diary United USMCR Yamaguchi Yamamoto Yamato Yorktown Zeros