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The Battle of Midway / Craig L. Symonds.

By: Symonds, Craig L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Pivotal moments in American history: Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011Description: xii, 452 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780195397932 (alk. paper); 0195397932 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Midway, Battle of, 1942 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American | World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese | Midway, Battle of, 1942 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations | Pazifikkrieg (1941-1945) | Japan | Midway Islands -- Schlacht | USA | GeschichteDDC classification: 940.54/26699 Other classification: 8 | NQ 2730 Online resources: Inhaltsverzeichnis
Contents:
CinCPac -- The Kidō butai -- The brownshoe navy -- American counterstrike -- Seeking the decisive battle -- Pete and Jimmy -- The codebreakers -- The Battle of the Coral Sea -- The eve of battle -- Opening act -- Nagumo's dilemma (4:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M.) -- The flight to nowhere (7:00 A.M. to 11:20 A.M.) -- Attack of the torpedo squadrons (8:30 A.M. to 10:20 A.M.) -- The tipping point (7:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) -- The Japanese counterstrike (11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.) -- Dénouement -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: American and Japanese aircraft carriers -- Appendix B: American and Japanese aircraft -- Appendix C: American order of battle -- Appendix D: Japanese order of battle -- Appendix E: How much did the U.S. know of Japanese plans? -- Appendix F: The flight to nowhere.
Summary: A close-up look at the battle of Midway Island analyzes this crucial naval victory, which marked the turning point for the American fleet in the Pacific theater of World War II.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-442) and index.

CinCPac -- The Kidō butai -- The brownshoe navy -- American counterstrike -- Seeking the decisive battle -- Pete and Jimmy -- The codebreakers -- The Battle of the Coral Sea -- The eve of battle -- Opening act -- Nagumo's dilemma (4:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M.) -- The flight to nowhere (7:00 A.M. to 11:20 A.M.) -- Attack of the torpedo squadrons (8:30 A.M. to 10:20 A.M.) -- The tipping point (7:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) -- The Japanese counterstrike (11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.) -- Dénouement -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: American and Japanese aircraft carriers -- Appendix B: American and Japanese aircraft -- Appendix C: American order of battle -- Appendix D: Japanese order of battle -- Appendix E: How much did the U.S. know of Japanese plans? -- Appendix F: The flight to nowhere.

A close-up look at the battle of Midway Island analyzes this crucial naval victory, which marked the turning point for the American fleet in the Pacific theater of World War II.

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