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Midway, Dauntless Victory : Fresh Perspectives on America's Seminal Naval Victory of World War II
by Smith, Peter C.

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This is an in-depth study of the battle of Midway that reviews the many previous accounts and compares their accuracy and veracity with fresh documentation that has been released recently, including new material on the post-war analysis made by a US select committee. There are new viewpoints on the muddle among the US Admirals; the total failure of the USAAF, despite elaborate claims; fresh thinking on the part played by the US Navy Dauntless dive-bombers in the action; the mystery of the carrier Saratoga's presence; Hollywood's totally wrong take on the battle in all the films since made about it. Also, included are new eyewitness accounts the author has obtained and information from Japanese sources that has never been previously published.

The lengthy Appendices will include statistical details of the ships, the planes and the men.

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Midway, Dauntless Victory: Fresh Perspectives on America's Seminal Naval Victory of World War IIMidway, Dauntless Victory: Fresh Perspectives on America's Seminal Naval Victory of World War II (Hardcover)
Pub. Date: 2007-11-16
Publisher: Pen and Sword Maritime
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Midway, Dauntless Victory: Fresh Perspectives on America's Seminal Naval Victory of World War IIMidway, Dauntless Victory: Fresh Perspectives on America's Seminal Naval Victory of World War II (Hardcover)
Pub. Date: 2007
Publisher: Pen and Sword Maritime
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Overview

This is an in-depth study of the battle of Midway that reviews the many previous accounts and compares their accuracy and veracity with fresh documentation that has been released recently, including new material on the post-war analysis made by a US select committee. There are new viewpoints on the muddle among the US Admirals; the total failure of the USAAF, despite elaborate claims; fresh thinking on the part played by the US Navy Dauntless dive-bombers in the action; the mystery of the carrier Saratoga's presence; Hollywood's totally wrong take on the battle in all the films since made about it. Also, included are new eyewitness accounts the author has obtained and information from Japanese sources that has never been previously published.

The lengthy Appendices will include statistical details of the ships, the planes and the men.

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  • PID: 16310822355
  • ISBN-13: 9781844155835
  • Publisher: Pen and Sword Maritime
  • Seller: Bonita
    Condition: New