Battle of Midway Roundtable
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first-person stories about the Battle of Midway and related topics from our
veteran members. Since many of their experiences have been posted on
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Frank DeLORENZO and Admiral Nimitz, December 1941 (link to John Greaves'
Bert EARNEST and Harry FERRIER: Avengers at Midway (.pdf file)
Clay FISHER: a Vivid Memory of Midway
Roy GEE: Remembering Midway
Ron GRAETZ: Officer-Enlisted Aircrew Relationships
Ron GRAETZ and
the last TBD mission (link to John Greaves' site)
KLEISS at Midway (link to Burtonia.com)
"Dusty" KLEISS: Remembrance of a Rear-Seater
Ralph WILHELM at the Battle of Midway (link to James Bowen's site)
Ralph WILHELM and Fred DYER: "SOC over USS Portland"
(link to John
Richard WOODSON: In the Rear Seat at Midway and Santa Cruz
AND SHIP’S COMPANY
Bryan CRISMAN: Escaping the Yorktown
Richard EPPS: Aboard USS Aylwin
Dan KASEBERG's Story (link to Chris Hawkinson's site)
Otis KIGHT: Dedicated to the Fight
Sam LASER in Sky Control
Pete NEWBERG: A Reunion in the Water, Part 1
Miles PUTNAM: Guns for the Yorktown
E. R. "Bud" QUAM: A Reunion in the Water, Part 2
Bill ROY: Photographing the Battle of Midway (link to James Bowen's site)
MARINE DEFENSE BATTALION
John GARDNER: Into the Corps on a Whim
Don McDOUGAL: A Pawn on Midway’s Chessboard
John MINICLIER: In the Tower on Sand Island<
Phil JACOBSEN: Stealing the Enemy’s Secrets
D. M. "Mac" SHOWERS: Reading Yamamoto's Mail
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