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The Battle of Midway with Craig Symonds | Pivotal Battles in American History #3

How did the Battle of Midway shape the outcome of the Pacific War in World War II and why was it pivotal in American history? To wrap up our Scholar Talk series, "Pivotal Battles in American History," BRI Senior Teaching Fellow Tony Williams is joined by Dr. Craig Symonds, Professor of History Emeritus at the United States Naval Academy, Lincoln Prize winner, and the author of numerous books on naval history including "The Battle of Midway." Together, they discuss the dramatic course of the Battle of Midway. How did the carrier change the nature of naval warfare during World War II? What decisions made by leadership on both sides led to the Americans' stunning victory over the Japanese?

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