Category - Battle of Midway

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Four Marines on the “Green Hell” of Guadalcanal

Marine Corps fight veterans relive the damaging and lethal work in a number of the struggle’s hardest preventing. By Adam Makos & Marcus Brotherton On...

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Marine Stand on Guadalcanal

Through the Battle of the Tenaru, U.S. Marines annihilated a detachment of elite Japanese troops. By David Alan Johnson At about 2:30 on the morning of August...

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LIFE Photographer Ralph Morse’s War

LIFE journal warfare correspondent and photojournalist Ralph Morse captured a few of the conflict’s most iconic moments on movie. By Susan Zimmerman In an age...

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Sinking the Yamato and Musashi

The Age of the Battleship died when the world’s mightiest warships–the Yamato and the Musashi–succumbed to superior airpower. By Herb Kugel Particular Sea...

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The Yorktown Diary of Ed Reynolds

A son finds his late father’s diary that particulars warfare at sea aboard a legendary plane service. By Pat Reynolds Suppose you discovered a magic door that...

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The Stunning Combat Record of the Douglas SBD Dauntless

The pilots of the Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber modified the course of World Conflict II within the Pacific. By Martin Okay.A. Morgan On August 7, 1942...

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Ted Crosby’s Air War in the Pacific

Throughout livid fights over the Pacific, naval aviator Ted Crosby shot down 5 Japanese planes in in the future. By Eric Niderost Lieutenant (j.g.) John “Ted”...

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The Sinking of the USS Astoria

The united statesAstoria was one in every of 4 Allied cruisers misplaced in an evening engagement with the Japanese off Guadalcanal. By John Domagalski Admiral...