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Midway: Dauntless Victory

Midway: Dauntless Victory
Author : Peter C. Smith
Publisher : Casemate Publishers
Total Pages : 384
Release : 2008-03-25
ISBN 10 : 9781848847057
ISBN 13 : 184884705X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Midway: Dauntless Victory Book Description:

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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