Retired Rear Adm. Donald "Mac" Showers, 92, sits in his office as he stares at a portrait of himself from the 1940s at his home in Arlington, Va., on May 3, 2012. Showers is one of the remaining survivors that helped lead the effort to break the Japanese code which resulted in a victory at battle of Midway. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Retired Rear Adm. Donald "Mac" Showers, 92, sits in his office as he stares at a portrait of himself from the 1940s at his home in Arlington, Va., on May 3, 2012. Showers is one of the remaining survivors that helped lead the effort to break the Japanese code which resulted in a victory at battle of Midway. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)