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Battle of Midway

Battle of Midway

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Battle of Midway - Department of the Navy 1942 - Video 145 - From the Pare Lorentz Center at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Midway was the turning battle in the Pacific. Activities of Marines, Pilots and Sailors are shown before, during, and after the attack. Marines parade on the island and bombers prepare for a flight. Japanese planes attack the island, setting fire to a hangar, a ship, and other targets. Carrier planes take off and Japanese planes attack ships. Several planes are downed. The island is damaged. There are wounded who are helped and dead who are buried at sea. An accounting of the damage done to the Japanese forces is shown at the end.

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1942
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FDR Presidential Library
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