Midway 1942: Turning Point in the Pacific - Campaign No. 226 (Paperback)
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Midway 1942: Turning Point in the Pacific - Campaign No. 226 (Paperback)

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Paperback 96 Pages / Published: 10/09/2010
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In less than one day, the might of the Imperial Japanese Navy was destroyed and four of her great aircraft carriers sank burning into the dark depths of the Pacific. Utilizing the latest research and detailed combat maps, this book tells the dramatic story of the Japanese assault on Midway Island and the American ambush that changed the face of the Pacific war. With sections on commanders, opposing forces, and a blow-by-blow account of the action, this volume gives a complete understanding of the strategy, the tactics, and the human drama that made up the Midway campaign, and its place as the turning point in the Pacific war.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781846035012
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 357 g
Dimensions: 248 x 184 x 8 mm
Edition: Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS

"Mark Stille, a World War II naval history expert has completely reworked Campaign Number 30, originally published in 1994, using substantial new research. This new edition gives an accurate order of battle for both sides and it clarifies many of the myths surrounding the battle." --www.mataka.org (October 2010)

"Mark Stille summarizes the battle without missing a beat...His creative style in presenting all this information makes for a quick overview and interesting read of one of perhaps the most important battles in the Pacific during World War II. If you want an interesting and fast reading summary of The Battle of Midway, this is a must have book." --www.mataka.org (January 2011)

"Mark Stille has written a masterful work ... Midway 1942 is a seminal work on one of WWII's greatest naval battles ... [for] anyone who desires to study the battle of Midway in minute detail." --Ken Williams, IPMS/USA

"It is difficult for me to find any complaint with this work ... Whether you are new to the climatic battle, or a Midway enthusiast, Midway 1942 offers an element of interest for anyone. I highly recommend this book." --Frederick Boucher, Model Shipwrights

"If you want insight into an operation that has had a lot of press over the last decade or so, or just a fascinating read, then this is the book for you." --Scott Van Aken, Modeling Madness (October 2010)

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