11 - Robert Kelleher Sivils WWI I B3 Battle of Midway The Battle of Midway must be considered one of the most important battles of World War I I

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Robert Kelleher Sivils WWII B3 11/11/10 Battle of Midway The Battle of Midway must be considered one of the most important battles of World War II, and possibly the most important in the Pacific Campaign. Four of Japan’s aircraft carriers were taken out of commission; the Battle of Midway put Japan and their Island kingdoms on the defensive from then on. This came to prove Yamamoto’s strategy, which stated that whoever would win the all-out naval battle would effectively be able to conquer at will and consolidate all of their conquests. The four aircraft carriers, which Japan lost, were considered vital for Japan’s success in the war, and also the experienced crew that those four aircraft carriers had staffed would also be extremely difficult to replace for the Japanese. The loss of the Japanese’ four aircraft carriers and their crews would prove to be a main component of the downfall of the Japanese empire. In addition, the Japanese strategy of fighting for every inch of land and
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2011 for the course HIST. 2017 taught by Professor Woods during the Winter '10 term at Houston Baptist.

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11 - Robert Kelleher Sivils WWI I B3 Battle of Midway The Battle of Midway must be considered one of the most important battles of World War I I

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