S05E03: The Battle of Midway

December 31, 2015

Only six months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto sought to finish off what was left of the American Navy. Circumstances would be different this time however as American codebreakers learned of the oncoming attack in advance. At the Battle of Midway the US Navy turned the tables on the Japanese and scored their biggest victory of World War II’s Pacific Theater. Although the war was still far from over, many historians speculate that Midway was an early turning point in the conflict that would pay dividends in the years to come. On this episode we discuss the Battle of Midway.

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