The turning point in the Pacific campaign of World War II. This extraordinary combination of luck, determination and steely resolve allowed a vastly outnumbered and badly damaged U.S. Pacific Fleet to turn the tide of war resulting in the largest re-conquest of territory in history. Explore the amazing stories of those that were there and learn about the struggles and sacrifices that ultimately led to victory.
Alvin Kernan, Midway survivor, was an Aviation Ordnanceman aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise who watched the attack on the USS Yorktown while loading bombs on fighter planes.
Mac Showers, Midway survivor, was a Naval Intellegence Investigator who witnessed the
decoding of Japan's next target, "AF." The decoding is considered the turning point of the war.
Bryan Crisman, Midway survivor, was a Disbursing officer aboard the USS Yorktown watched his ship being attacked from the conning tower in the island.
Donald Drake, Midway survivor, was a Private First Class in the Marine Corps stationed on Midway when he watched the battle unfold from a search light tower.