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In less than one day, the might of the Imperial Japanese Navy was destroyed and four of her great aircraft carriers sank burning into the dark depths of the Pacific. Utilizing the latest research and detailed combat maps, this book tells the dramatic story of the Japanese assault on Midway Island and the American ambush that changed the face of the Pacific war. With sections on commanders, opposing forces, and a blow-by-blow account of the action, this volume gives a complete understanding of the strategy, the tactics, and the human drama that made up the Midway campaign, and its place as the turning point in the Pacific war. The Coral Sea 1942: The First Carrier Battle

Author: Mark Stille

Title: Midway 1942: Turning Point in the Pacific

Series: Campaign

First Published by: Osprey Publishing

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Format: PB

Date: 10 September 2010

ISBN-10: 184603440X

ISBN-13: 9781846035012

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