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Battle of Midway 70th Anniversary

Honoring the 70th Anniversary of the World War II Battle of Midway, a turning point in Pacific naval campaign against the Japanese, The Washington Times salutes the efforts of American code-breakers, sailors, marines and pilots through exclusive news and videos.

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)

Pivotal victory from 'the dungeon' turned the tide of World War II

By Thomas Floyd - The Washington Times

It was during the spring of 1942 that the tide of the Pacific War began to shift — not in a battle at sea, it turned out, but in the depths of "the dungeon." Published June 1, 2012


Document: Midway Battle Diagram

On June 4, 1942, the Americans won a stunning vistory at Midway. Click for an exclusive artwork piece from The Washington Times.