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Battle of Midway

Books on the pivotal naval engagement of World War Two - Midway June 1942
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Return to Midway : The Quest to Find the Yorktown and the Other Lost Ships from the Pivotal Battle of the Pacific War
by Robert D. Ballard, et al
National Geographic Society
Hardcover - 191 pages 

The Battle of Midway (Cornerstones of Freedom)
by Tom McGowen
Children's Press
School & Library Binding - 32 pages

A Battle History of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1941-1945
by Paul S. Dull
Listed under Books on the Pacific War

Carrier Warfare in the Pacific : An Oral History Collection
(Smithsonian History of Aviation)
by E.T. Wooldridge (Editor), John B. Connally
Listed under Aircraft Carriers

Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions : May 1942-August 1942 (History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume 4)
by Samuel Eliot Morison
This spectacular fifteen-volume series that charts the U.S. Naval operations during World War II with an insider's perspective. Morison, a Harvard professor, was given a special rank and writing post by FDR. He had active duty aboard eleven different ships, allowing him to witness many crucial battles in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Volume Four - the second in this series on the war in the Pacific-turns the corner from defeat to victory, beginning with the first of the great carrier actions of the war, the Battle of the Coral Sea. Filled with many maps and file photographs.
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Hardcover - 307 pages 

The First Team : Pacific Naval Air Combat from Pearl Harbor to Midway
by John B. Lundstrom
Listed under Books on the Pacific War

God Was at Midway : The Sinking of the USS Yorktown (CV-5) and the Battles of the Coral Sea and Midway
by Stanford E., Jr. Linzey, Dahk Knox (Editor)
Paperback 2nd edition 
Black Forrest Book Promotions; ISBN: 1881116808


Incredible Victory (Classics of War)
by Walter Lord
Battle of Midway, June 1942.
Paperback - 352 pages (April )
Burford Books; ISBN: 1580800599

Imperial Japanese Navy Aces 1937-45 (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces, 22)
by Henry Sakaida
Listed under Aircraft of the Aces

Midway: The Battle that Doomed Japan, the Japanese Navy's Story
by Mitsuo Fuchida, Masatake Okumiya, Thomas B. Buell, Clarke H. Kawakami, Roger Pineau, Raymond A. Spruance
Paperback from United States Naval Inst.

Midway (1976)
Starring: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, et al.
Listed under War Movies


Miracle at Midway
by Gordon William Prange
Paperback - 469 pages Reprint edition (November 1983)
Viking Pr; ISBN: 0140068147

Nimitz
A biography by Elmer Belmont Potter
Listed under Books on the Pacific War

No Higher Honor
by Jeff Nesmith
The story of USS Yorktown
No Higher Honor is full of original material, and the pages are heavy with dialogue. Midway was not an inglorious moment for the 2,000 men who would abandon ship early in the morning of June 4, 1942. They had fought gallantly in what Nesmith calls "one of the great naval battles of history, one that would turn the momentum of the war in the Pacific away from Japan in favor of the United States." They are well served by this engaging tribute. --John J. Miller Amazon.com
Hardcover - 280 pages 
Longstreet Press; ISBN: 1563525526

The Ship That Held the Line : The U.S.S. Hornet and the First Year of the Pacific War
by Lisle Abbott Rose
One of the few fleet aircraft carriers in the world at the time, the ship played a vital role in the first year of the Pacific war, particularly in the Doolittle raid, at Midway, and as a vital link in holding back Japanese forces.
Listed under Aircraft Carriers

A Glorious Page in Our History : The Battle of Midway, 4-6 June, 1942
by Robert J. Cressman, Steve Ewing
Paperback - 226 pages (November 1990)
Pictorial Histories Pub Co; ISBN: 0929521404
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The Battle of Midway : The Battle That Turned the Tide of the Pacific War
by Peter Charles Smith
Hardcover - 208 pages 
Howell Pr; ISBN: 1873376537
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