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Battle of Midway: Naval War College Lecture

On June 3 at 1:30 p.m. ET, the Naval War College commemorates the Battle of Midway with a lecture by historian and author Jonathan Parshall, co-author of the book “Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway.”

Making extensive use of untapped Japanese primary sources, including Imperial Japanese operation records, Parshall reconstructed the actual sequence of the critical events of June 4, 1942, recounting the Japanese side of the Battle of Midway, what has been called the “greatest maritime victory” in American history.

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