Battle of Midwayhttp://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.html                     World War 2
http://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.htmlBattle of Midway- Occurred June 4th-7th, 1942- 6 Months after the...
http://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.htmlWhy Did the Battle of Midway Occur?- The Japanese Navy had the go...
http://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.htmlTactical Surprise- U.S. cryptologists were able to assess the loc...
http://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.htmlBattle of Midway CommandersUnited StatesChester W. NimitzFrank J....
http://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.htmlBattle of Midway Conclusions- Battle resulted in a significant de...
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The Battle of Midway is considered to be one of the most important naval battles of World War 2. The battle saw the Empire of Japan and United States Navy fight between June 4th and June 7th, 1942 and resulted in a major victory for the United States and Allied Powers. Soon after Midway, the Allies would go on the offensive against Imperial Japan.

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  1. 1. Battle of Midwayhttp://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.html World War 2
  2. 2. http://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.htmlBattle of Midway- Occurred June 4th-7th, 1942- 6 Months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor- Fought between the navies of the United States and the Empire of Japan- Resulted in a significant victory for the Allied Powers Akagi, the flagship of the- Ability of the Japanese Navy to Japanese carrier striking conduct offensive operations force which attacked Pearl Harbor, as well as Darwin, severely degraded after the battle Rabaul, and Colombo, in April 1942 prior to the battle.
  3. 3. http://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.htmlWhy Did the Battle of Midway Occur?- The Japanese Navy had the goal of removing the U.S. Navy as a threat to them at Midway.- Believed another defeat would force the U.S. to negotiate peace.- Japanese planned to lure the U.S. aircraft carriers into a trap since they missed attacking the carriers at Pearl Harbor. Battle of Midway
  4. 4. http://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.htmlTactical Surprise- U.S. cryptologists were able to assess the location and date of the pending Japanese attack- Battle resulted in 4 Japanese aircraft carriers, 1 destroyer, and 248 aircraft being sunk or destroyed.- 1 U.S. carrier, 1 x U.S. destroyer, and 150 aircraft lost during the battle
  5. 5. http://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.htmlBattle of Midway CommandersUnited StatesChester W. NimitzFrank J. FletcherRaymond A. SpruanceJapanIsoroku YamamotoNobutake KondōChūichi NagumoTamon Yamaguchi † The Mikuma shortly before sinkingRyusaku Yanagimoto † Battle of Midway Facts
  6. 6. http://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.htmlBattle of Midway Conclusions- Battle resulted in a significant defeat for the Imperial Navy- The pilots Japan lost during the battle would prove irreplaceable later in the war.- The Japanese defeat at Midway derailed the Japanese offensive in the Pacific Theater of World War 2.- Shortly after the Battle of Midway, the United States and other Allies would go on the offensive against Japan.
  7. 7. Battle of Midwayhttp://www.worldwar2facts.org/battle-of-midway-facts.html www.WorldWar2Facts.org
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