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Free History Movie Night: 'Midway' At WNC Military History Museum


Last updated 7/18/2018 at 4:19pm

On July 26 at 6 p.m. at the WNC Military History Museum, you can see the WWII classic, “Midway.” “Midway” is the story of war’s defining battle; a nation’s defining moment. The imperial Japanese navy had been undefeated until that time and out-numbered the American naval forces by four to one.

The film starts with the Doolittle Raid in April of 1942 and then goes on briefly to mention the Battle of the Coral Sea in May of 1942. It then describes the planning for the Battle of Midway in June of 1942, depicting the creation of a complicated battle plan. Unknown to the Japanese,...

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