Battle of Midway

Battle of Midway

by John A. Torres
     
 

After Japan's devastating attack on U.S. forces stationed at Pearl Harbor, it seemed the Japanese ruled the seas. The United States, determined to stop Japan from expanding its empire, entered World warll.In June 1942, as a massive Japanese force bore down on the islands of Midway, U.S. ships waited in ambush. There, U.S. and Japanese leaders Played a deadly game

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Overview

After Japan's devastating attack on U.S. forces stationed at Pearl Harbor, it seemed the Japanese ruled the seas. The United States, determined to stop Japan from expanding its empire, entered World warll.In June 1942, as a massive Japanese force bore down on the islands of Midway, U.S. ships waited in ambush. There, U.S. and Japanese leaders Played a deadly game of chess, using new technologies and strategies to try to wipe out the opposing navy once and for all. The battle would set the tone for the rest of World warII's Pacitic campaign.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612280783
Publisher:
Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Series:
Technologies and Strategies in Battle Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
9 - 13 Years

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