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