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  • 1. The Battle Of Midway
  • 2.
    • The Battle Of Midway is widely regarded as the most important naval battle of World War 2.
    • It occurred in June and ended within 3 days.
    Battle Of Midway
  • 3. Battle Of Midway
    • The Japanese attack sought to eliminate the United States as a naval threat in the pacific.
    • The Japanese plan was to lure the aircraft carriers into a trap.
  • 4. Battle Of Midway
    • The plan was faulty do to the japanese assumptions on the Americans reaction.
    • American code breakers were able to determine he date and time of the attack.
  • 5. Battle Of Midway
    • The Battle of Midway was a turning point in the war because now the U.S was still in the pacific.
  • 6. Soldiers in Midway
  • 7. Admiral Chester Nimitz
    • This is Admiral Chester William Nimitz.
  • 8. Admiral Chester Nimitz
    • He served in the navy during the Battle Of Midway.
  • 9. Admiral Frank Fletcher
    • This is Frank Jack Fletcher,he was a commander in the pivotal Battle of Midway.
  • 10. Admiral Frank Fletcher
    • He was also a commander at the battle of coral sea.
  • 11. Raymond Sprruance
    • This is a Admiral Raymond Ames Spruance,he emerged from this battle as greatest admirals in American naval history.
  • 12. Raymond Spruance
    • He also served in the battle of the Philippine sea.
  • 13. Japanese soldiers
  • 14. Isoruku Yamato
    • This is Japanese naval marshal Isoruku Yamato, he served in the Battle of Midway.
  • 15. Isoroku Yamato
    • Yamato’s plan for Midway was to knock the U.S out of the pacific to setup defensive coast.
  • 16. Nobutake Kondo
    • Nobutake was an Admiral during the Battle of Midway.
  • 17. Nobutake Kondo
    • He had been in service since 1907 and stopped in 1945.
  • 18. Facts on Midway
    • The United States actually seemed pretty outnumbered, and yet still won the war.
  • 19. Facts on Midway
    • The United States only had 307 casualties.
  • 20. Facts on Midway
    • The United States lost 1 carrier and 157 aircraft.
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