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Battle of midway by John Ford. part 2-2

Wonderful and nostalgic propaganda film made by John Ford with various voice overs. well worth watching. Techicolor,

The Battle of Midway (Japanese: ミッドウェー海戦) is widely regarded as the most important naval battle of the Pacific Campaign of World War II.[5][6][7] Between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea, the United States Navy decisively defeated anImperial Japanese Navy (IJN) attack against Midway Atoll, inflicting irreparable damage on the Japanese fleet.[8] Military historian John Keegan has called it "the most stunning and decisive blow in the history of naval warfare."[9]

The Japanese operation, like the earlier attack on Pearl Harbor, sought to eliminate the United States as a strategic power in the Pacific, thereby giving Japan a free hand in establishing its Greater

Added: Apr-23-2012 Occurred On: Apr-7-1942
By: Necrosis
Tags: Midway, ww2, usa, japan, necrosis,
Location: Midway island, Virginia, United States (load item map)
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  • Amazing the way they glossed over the horror of war in some of the films at the beginning. After a couple of years, when everybody was bought in and the grim results were all too apparent, the films started to take on a bit more realism.

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