THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY – CRUCIAL TURNING POINT IN THE PACIFIC WAR

When:
September 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2017-09-25T19:00:00+00:00
2017-09-25T20:30:00+00:00
Where:
Monmouth County Library Headquarters
125 Symmes Dr
Manalapan Township, NJ 07726
USA
Contact:
Donna Mansfield, Program Director
732 431 7220 ext 7225

A turning point is a point in a war or campaign where one combatant experiences a reversal in fortune. The combatant losses the initiative, suffers loss of freedom in a theater of war and the opponent assumes the offensive. In WW II there were five key turning point battles each of which enabled the Allies to mount offensive operations to achieve strategic objectives and ultimately attain victory. The Battle of Midway in June 1942 was one such battle where after the American military assumed the offensive in the Central Pacific.

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