Battle of Midway: USS Hornet Air Group, Thomas, 9781288293926

Author: Thomas
SKU: 9781288293926 Category: Tag: Product ID: 13517


This research paper first summarizes the preliminaries to the Battle of Midway taken by the Japanese and American navies and provide an overview of the battle with an emphasize on the actions of the Hornet Air Group. The analysis reconstructs the air group’s events and flight paths on the morning of 4 June. This includes the spotting of aircraft on the carrier through rendezvous to the attack by VT-8 and the failure and losses incurred by the rest of the air group. The analysis provides a detailed factual explanation of the events and actions by the air group based on CDR Rings letter and naval documents.

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