"Midway Is Our Trafalgar

Rafferty, Margaret B.
August 2006
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2006, Vol. 132 Issue 8, p77
Conference Proceeding
The article presents the author's comment on the arguments of Commander John Ford for a memorial on the Battle of Midway. Although the author applauds Ford for a Midway memorial, he points out that the U.S. does not commemorate Midway in the same way the British do Trafalgar. He also said that the U.S. Navy does not have the same appeal to the American general public that the Royal Navy has for the British.


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