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I have not read a lot of history books, but I found this one very entertaining and very interesting.
Clearly written and supplemented with a helpful collection of maps and photographs, Symonds' book provides an excellent introduction to the battle.
Craig L. Symonds's story of THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY came to my attention only after I started reading Parshall and Tully's book SHATTERED SWORD.
Very well researched with assistance from other noted Battle of Midway experts. No sugar coating of the mistakes made on both sides. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Anthony E. Parker
This historical account of the Battle of Midway provides an example of how luck can win out. The book is excellent and worth reading.Published 1 month ago by William Doran
There are so many angles or perspectives from which to view these events, there's so much to take in. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
This is a fine historical account of the Battle of Midway. Craig is a good historian whom I have known for a long time.Published 1 month ago by Dr. Jack Kushner
Simply a superlative book. Very well written, balanced in the detail presented,entertaining vignettes of the principle personages. The details of the battle clearly unfold.Published 1 month ago by hmw
Craig Symonds' "Battle of Midway" is the definitive modern account of the American side of the battle. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Indy Reviewer
Buy this and read an amazing lesson and detailed story told with a compelling narrative. Should be a must read for current US politicians and liberal arts professors who seek to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by T.willy
Well-written story with essential details left out of other accounts! Action and personnel issues were balanced resulting in a very good read.Published 2 months ago by William A. Averill
Great book, I have read it twice now and pick up more details each time. Some people say Midway was a miracle, but after reading this with some luck the US was is a superior... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Thomas Berger