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The Battle of Midway

Call Number

  • 940.5426 S9881 (OSH)

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Publication Information

New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.

Physical Description

xii, 452 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Contents

  • CinCPac
  • The Kidō butai
  • The brownshoe navy
  • American counterstrike
  • Seeking the decisive battle
  • Pete and Jimmy
  • The codebreakers
  • The Battle of the Coral Sea
  • The eve of battle
  • Opening act
  • Nagumo's dilemma (4:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M.)
  • The flight to nowhere (7:00 A.M. to 11:20 A.M.)
  • Attack of the torpedo squadrons (8:30 A.M. to 10:20 A.M.)
  • The tipping point (7:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.)
  • The Japanese counterstrike (11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.)
  • Dénouement
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix A: American and Japanese aircraft carriers
  • Appendix B: American and Japanese aircraft
  • Appendix C: American order of battle
  • Appendix D: Japanese order of battle
  • Appendix E: How much did the U.S. know of Japanese plans?
  • Appendix F: The flight to nowhere.

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