Excerpts from documentary film about Battle of Midway in World War II.
Pacific Ocean Date:1942, June Duration:59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Scenes shot under direction of John Ford during Battle of Midway. A United States aircraft carrier underway in the Pacific Ocean. U.S. Navy pilots climbing out of their cockpits after a mission. The aircraft parked on the flight deck of a carrier. The third pilot seen is Lieutenant Commander John S. Thach, inventor of the so-called "Thach weave," an aerial maneuver. Japanese flags painted on the fuselages of the aircraft, marking their victories in the air. Pilots climbing down from the aircraft on to the flight deck. The aircraft carrier underway. Other ships underway in the background.
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