Accession 88-188-AH: Dive Bombing Japanese Carriers, painting by Griffith Baily Coale
Battle of Midway

Join Sailors around the world to celebrate the United States’ landmark victory at the Battle of Midway. Fought on the high seas of the Pacific more than half a century ago, this battle altered the course of the war in the Pacific and thereby shaped the outcome of world events. Explore the links below and discover NHHC’s rich trove of resources to learn how Midway was not just a long ago win in a faraway place but a victory to be celebrated by all Americans.

Need additional information for Midway Commemoration planning? Please contact the Outreach Branch at NHHC at 202-433-7880 or email