The Battle of Midway

By: Rachael Wise

Dates

June 4-7, 1942

Who fought

The United States and Japan

Where

Midway Atoll, United States Territory

The Significance

Turning point in the Pacific War

Casualties

Japan had over 2,500 casualties

The United States had 307 casualties

Winner!

The United States!

Fun Facts!

The Japanese used AF as a code for Midway Island

The first attacks of this battle were not by the Japanese but by the United States

The last ship the United States lost was the USS Yorktown