The Battle of Midway: 6 of 8: The Naval Institute Guide to the U.S. Navy's Greatest Victory, by Thomas C. Hone (Editor)

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USS Yorktown at Pearl Harbor days before the battle

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The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-5) in Dry Dock No. 1 at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, 29 May 1942, receiving urgent repairs for damage received in the Battle of Coral Sea. She left Pearl Harbor the next day to participate in the Battle of Midway. USS West Virginia (BB-48), sunk in the 7 December 1941 Japanese air attack, is being salvaged in the left distance.

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Created: 29 May 1942date QS:P571,+1942-05-29T00:00:00Z/11

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The Battle of Midway: 6 of 8: The Naval Institute Guide to the U.S. Navy's Greatest Victory, by Thomas C. Hone (Editor)

https://www.amazon.com/Battle-Midway-Institute-Greatest-Victory/dp/168247030X/ref=sr1fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1545001244&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=Thomas+Hone+editor+Midway

The Battle of Midway, commemorated annually in the U.S. Navy, warrants close attention. This Naval Institute guide includes some of the most vibrant and informed accounts by individuals who fought on both sides of the June 1942 battle. The anthology pulls together memoirs, articles, excerpts from other Naval Institute Press books, and relevant government documents to help readers understand what happened and explain why the battle was so significant to the naval service. It also includes selections from several important Naval Institute oral histories. From the enlisted man's perspective to the admiral's, for both Americans and Japanese, The Battle of Midway ensures that readers see the U.S. Navy's greatest victory as the participants experienced it.

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