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Midway: the turning point

Barker, A. J.

Midway: the turning point

by Barker, A. J.

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Published by B[allantine] B[ooks in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Midway, Battle of, 1942.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 160.

    Statement[by] A. J. Barker.
    SeriesBallantine"s illustrated history of World War II. Battle book, no. 20
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD774.M5 B37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5691364M
    LC Control Number70021306

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Midway: The Turning Point (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Battle Book, 20)Cited by: 2. Once the student is into their fourth or fifth book they will begin to recognise how different writers take a different view of significant events.

Each major battle during World War Two was a significant event and the Battle of Midway was as significant as they come - the turning point of the war in the Pacific etc.4/5(5). In Osprey Publishing released the 30th volume in its now legendary Campaign series, entitled, Midway Turning Point in the Pacific.

Now, 17 years later, Osprey brings readers up-to-date with the latest scholarship on this important Pacific War battle of World War II ()/5(32). Barbarossa Books Ltd. (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Midway: The Turning Point (Ballantine Battle Book No. 20) Author Barker, A.J Book condition Used - VG, date on table of contents page Quantity available 1 Edition 1st printing Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Ballantine Books Place of Publication Book Edition: 1st Printing.

The collection of photographs in this book is quite unique and is the major strength of the book. There's quite a bit of sloppy editting; misspellings and at least one factual mistake. There's also a tendency to repeat a few items over an This is a very general military historical information on the battle of Midway/5.

Midway: The Turning Point [Arthur James Barker] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The amazing story of the extraordinary battle in wich nine-tenths of the men engaged never saw the enemy.4/5(5).

In Osprey Publishing released the 30th volume in its now legendary Campaign series, entitled, Midway Turning Point in the Pacific.

Now, 17 years later, Osprey brings readers up-to-date with the latest scholarship on this important Pacific War battle.

A turning point in World War II came in Junewhen the U.S. surprised and defeated the Japanese in the Battle of Midway. That victory was. The Battle of Midway has often been called "the turning point of the Pacific". It was the Allies' first major naval victory against the Japanese, won despite the Japanese Navy having more forces and experience than its American counterpart.

Had Japan won the battle as thoroughly as the U.S. did, it might have been able to conquer Midway Island. Once the student is into their fourth or fifth book they will begin to recognise how different writers take a different view of significant events.

Each major battle during World War Two was a significant event and the Battle of Midway was as significant as they come - the turning point of the war in the Pacific etc.4/5.

US Victory at Battle of Midway Marks Turning Point in WWII. Code-breaking alone doesn’t explain the stunning Allied victory in the Battle of Midway (June 4. Midway the turning point-battle book, No. 18 (Purnell's History of the Second World War, No.

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18)Author: A.J. Barker. The Battle of Midway was an epic WWII clash between the U.S. Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy that played out six months after the attack. Barker, A. Midway: the turning point / A.J. Barker Macdonald and Co London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

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Subjects: Midway, Battle of, Midway Islands; World War 2 -- Pacific campaign -- Naval operations -- Battle of Midway; More like this: Similar Items. MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked apivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII.

The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds. Buy Midway: the turning point by A. Barker online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. 1 day ago  Considered the strategic turning point of the Pacific War, Midway is seen by military historians as an improbable American victory, one marred by the near-total annihilation of American torpedo bomber squadrons and whose story, Kernan remarks, has never been thoroughly studied.

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.I liked this book as an intro to the battle at Midway.

For being just under pages of text, pictures, and illustrations, it gives you a great overview of the events and players involved. I guess I'm really a fat book kind of guy because while I learned a lot, I know lots of details were left out and I'm eager to read a couple of door /5.The Battle of Midway was a major turning point in WWII against the Japanese navy because it was the first decisive U.S.

victory. Prior to the Battle of Midway, the US took a large hit at Pearl Harbor, which took out a large portion of it’s Navy and suffered a demoralizing loss at the battle of Coral Sea.