Battle of Midway Lecture

So, as I mentioned  a while back when I posted a War at Sea battle report that re-created the battle of Midway, this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway. I recently discovered an excellent lecture by historian Jonathan Parshall, the author of one of my favorite books, “Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway.” The video is a bit long (50 minutes), but it is well worth a view as he lays out the events that lead up to the battle and dispels some of the misconceptions in the popular mythos that surrounds it:

Until next time, good luck and good hunting!

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