The Battle of Midway

Director John Ford captures combat footage of the Battle of Midway, an air and sea campaign that was a turning point in the war in the Pacific.

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Donald Crisp, Henry Fonda, James Roosevelt, Jane Darwell, Logan Ramsey, Verna Felton


John Ford

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