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The Unknown Battle of Midway: The Destruction of the American Torpedo Squadrons

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The Battle of Midway is considered the greatest U.S. naval victory, but behind the lustre is the devastation of the American torpedo squadrons. Of the 51 planes sent to attack Japanese carriers only 7 returned, and of the 127 aircrew only 29 survived. Not a single torpedo hit its target. A story of avoidable mistakes and flawed planning, The Unknown Battle of Midway reveals the enormous failures that led to the destruction of four torpedo squadrons but were omitted from official naval reports: the planes that ran out of gas ...

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030010989X

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9780300109894

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The Unknown Battle of Midway: The Destruction of the American Torpedo Squadrons
2007, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300122640

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The Unknown Battle of Midway: The Destruction of the American Torpedo Squadrons
2005, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300109894

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