The Battle Of Midway Island

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Midway Island is situated approximately three thousand miles from the west coast of the United States. There was hardly any vegetation, resources, and inhabitants; however, being in middle of the pacific, the Japanese considered this atoll to be a great strategic location into conquering the Hawaiian archipelago. Their planned ambush leads to the battle of Midway. This battle is considered to be “one of the most decisive U.S victories against Japan During World War II”.
The Japanese and the United States had conflict between each other due to a previous attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Six months after, they stuck back again in Midway to gain control of the Hawaiian Islands. Also because Japan conquered islands such as Malaysia, Singapore,
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