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Midway Inquest

Why the Japanese Lost the Battle of Midway (Twentieth-Century Battles)

by Dallas Woodbury Isom

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Military - United States,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Military - Other,
  • Military - Strategy,
  • Midway, Battle of, 1942,
  • Naval operations, Japanese,
  • Personal narratives, Japanese,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9813812M
    ISBN 100253349044
    ISBN 109780253349040

    Midway Inquest: Why the Japanese Lost the Battle of Midway (Twentieth-Century Battles) Midway, the most famous naval battle in American history, has been the subject of many excellent books. However, none satisfactorily explain why the Japanese lost that battle, given their . Great deals on one book or all books in the series. Free US shipping on orders over $ Find the complete Twentieth-Century Battles book series listed in order. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. Midway Inquest: Why the Japanese Lost the Battle of Midway .

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    You know it's amazing that with some fairly recent books about Midway, such as MIDWAY INQUEST, SHATTERD SWORD and A DAWN LIKE THUNDER, that there hasn't been more detailed information concerning VMSB However, I know that their efforts was short lived, but nonetheless valiant! I think it would be an interesting read. Buz.   1. Shattered Sword. Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway by Jonathan Parshall, Anthony Tully. This is the most up to date research of the Battle. It also incorporates Japanese material. Its a highly detailed account of the ba.


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Midway Inquest by Dallas Woodbury Isom Download PDF EPUB FB2

In "Midway Inquest" author Dallas Isom proposes to explain why the Japanese lost the Battle of Midway by solving what he (and many others) characterize as the "central mystery" of the battle, i.e. why Japanese Admiral Nagumo failed to launch his dive bombers and torpedo bombers against the American carriers before US Navy dive bombers attacked and sunk three of the four Cited by: 3.

In "Midway Inquest" author Dallas Isom proposes to explain why the Japanese lost the Battle of Midway by solving what he (and many others) characterize as the "central mystery" of the battle, i.e.

why Japanese Admiral Nagumo failed to launch his dive bombers and torpedo bombers against the American carriers before US Navy dive bombers attacked and sunk three of the four /5(16).

Midway Inquest: Why the Japanese Lost the Battle of Midway. By Dallas Woodbury Isom. Indiana University Press, $ For six decades, American historians of the pivotal Battle of Midway replicated a narrative of triumph against daunting odds: witness Walter Lord’s Incredible Victory or Gordon Prange’s Miracle at Midway.

The dramatic zenith of their tale is the abrupt reversal of. Description Midway, the most famous naval battle in American history, has been the subject of many excellent books. However, none satisfactorily explain why the Japanese lost that battle, given their overwhelming advantage in firepower.

While no book may ever silence debate on the subject, Midway Inquest answers the central mystery of the battle/5(15). This eBook is not available in your country.

Midway, the most famous naval battle in American history, has been the subject of many excellent books. However, none satisfactorily explain why the Japanese lost that battle, given their overwhelming advantage in firepower. While no book may ever silence debate on the subject, Midway Inquest answers the central mystery of the battle.

Midway, the most famous naval battle in American history, has been the subject of many excellent books. However, none satisfactorily explain why the Japanese lost that battle, given their overwhelming advantage in firepower.

While no book may ever silence debate on the subject, Midway Inquest answers the central mystery of the battle. Midway Inquest is the author's NWC article expanded into book form, with abundant supporting data and supplemental text. The book's subtitle, "Why the Japanese Lost the Battle of Midway," may appear rather simplistic to casual students Reviews: I recently read a book, The Midway Inquest.

In that, the author certainly took issue with Shattered Sword and the premise of the Japanese being doomed to fail. The author there detailed how the unintended timing made the difference in success or failure to the US side in a most convincing presentation of factual points.

Miracle at Midway This is one of the best overall books on the battle that I have ever read. It does well at covering both sides of the battle so that you aren't blinded by the fog of war as the actual opponents were.

The first part of the book talks about the planning by the Japanese and the Intelligence coup on the part of the United States and the planning that followed/5().

University Avenue St. Paul, Minnesota () Midway Book Store. Midway, the most famous naval battle in American history, has been the subject of many excellent books.

However, none satisfactorily explain why the Japanese lost that battle, given their overwhelming advantage in firepower. While no book may ever silence debate on the subject, Midway Inquest answers the central mystery of the : $ summary.

Midway, the most famous naval battle in American history, has been the subject of many excellent books. However, none satisfactorily explain why the Japanese lost that battle, given their overwhelming advantage in firepower. While no book may ever silence debate on the subject, Midway Inquest answers the central mystery of the battle.

Why could the Japanese not get a bomber strike Cited by: 3. Midway, the most famous naval battle in American history, has been the subject of many excellent books. However, none satisfactorily explain why /5(2). Midway, the most famous naval battle in American history, has been the subject of many excellent books.

However, none satisfactorily explain why the Japanese lost that battle, given their overwhelming advantage in firepower.

While no book may ever silence debate on the subject, Midway Inquest answers the central mystery of the battle. Why could the Japanese not get a bomber strike launched. Midway, in other words, was a “magnet to draw the American forces out,” says Blazich.

Japan’s plan had several fatal flaws, chief among them the fact that the U.S. was fully aware of. Both Isom (Midway Inquest: Why the Japanese Lost the Battle of Midway, ) and Parshall and Tully (Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway, ) subsequently published book-length versions of their arguments.

The late Dallas Isom, a. Nagumo's woes as the battle unfolded. Midway Inquest is the author's NWC article expanded into book form, with abundant supporting data and supplemental book's subtitle, "Why the Japanese Lost the Battle of Midway," may appear rather simplistic to casual students of the battle, for those facts have long been assumed.

Midway, the most famous naval battle in American history, has been the subject of many excellent books. However, none satisfactorily explain why the Japanese lost that battle, given their overwhelming advantage in firepower.

While no book may ever silence debate on the subject, Midway Inquest answers the central mystery of the battle.3/5(1). Abstract: While no book may ever silence debate on the subject, "Midway Inquest" answers the central mystery of the battle. Why could the Japanese not get a bomber strike launched against the American carrier force before being attacked and destroyed by American dive bombers from the.

The author is Willamette University Professor Dallas Woodbury Isom, and the article is said to be a condensation of his forthcoming book, Midway Inquest. How forthcoming the book may be remains to be seen, since this article was published three years ago and the book. Definitely this one.

I am so impressed with this book, that I have give 3 as gifts to fellow amateur students of the war, and 2 more, one to my grandson, a newly graduated Marine, and one to my son, a 19 year Navy vet, 9 as an officer. Incredibly.Midway Inquest - a detailed scholarly examination.

Midway Inquest is a detailed, scholarly review of the causes, results, and reasons for the results of the battle of Midway. The author has done extensive research on written sources (bcoth contemporary and recent) and has conducted personal interviews with participants on both sides.5/5(3).midway inquest the Japanese commanders—brought on, it has been said, by “victory disease” (resulting from too many easy victories prior to Midway).

This idea came from the ¤rst published postmortems of the battle after the war—largely from Japa.