CANCELED - "A Momentous Victory": The Decisive Battle of Midway
CANCELED - "A Momentous Victory": The Decisive Battle of Midway
WhenMonday, August 3, 2020, 6:45 – 8:45 PM
CategoriesAfter Five
SponsorSmithsonian Associates
VenueS. Dillon Ripley Center
Event LocationS. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit),
CostClick here to view prices
Get Tickets or Registersmithsonianassociates.org…
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Six months after the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese Imperial Navy suffered a stunning and lopsided defeat at the hands of the American Pacific fleet near Midway atoll. Historian Chris Hamner of George Mason University examines why the encounter was not just the most decisive naval battle of the Pacific War, but one of the most consequential in all of history.

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