Essay On The Battle Of Midway

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The Battle of Midway took place near the small American outpost at Midway island and is considered the most important battle in the Pacific. The battle took place over four days between June 4th and June 7th in 1942. The Battle of Midway was the turning point in WWll between the United States and Japan. Despite great losses, the U.S. was clearly victorious . The U.S. actions helped them regain control of the Central Pacific for the U.S. The advance machinery in the Battle of Midway contributed to the success of the U.S. Aircraft carriers was the main advance machinery used in the Battle of Midway. "The American navy destroyed four Japanese aircraft carriers and lost only one of their own."(. ) The USS Yorktown was an aircraft carrier built in 1936 and used in the Battle of Midway . "The air crews who took off from the Yorktown are credited with finding and bombing the Japanese carrier Hiryu."(. ) The carrier was also credited with sinking three of the six Japanese carriers used to launch the attack on the Pearl Harbor. The U.S. aircraft carriers…show more content…
used in the battle of Midway was torpedos. "A PBY Catalina, fly boat torpedoed a Japanese tanker transport , striking the first blow of Battle of Midway."( ) The PBY Catalina hit the oiler Akebono Maru with one torpedo. This was one of the successful U.S. aerial torpedo attack in the Battle of Midway. One of the major torpedo squadron in Torpedo Squadron 8 launched off the USS Hornet on the morning of June 4, 1942, they were the first bombers to go up against the rather formidable Japanese Navy at Midway. The Battle of Midway ended on June 7, 1942 . Unfortunately for the Japanese ,U.S. intelligence broke the Japanese naval code. Which lead them to their success in winning the Battle of Midway . The advance machinery the U.S. used in the Battle of Midway also lead them to their success . The machinery the U.S. Used was aircraft carriers, submarines , and

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