Battle of Midway, June 1942

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, the Hampton Roads Naval Museum is proud to partner with the MacArthur Memorial for a symposium on June 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the MacArthur Memorial auditorium.  The event is free and open to the public. For reservations call (757) 322-3168 as seating is limited. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-tide-turns-battle-of-midway-symposium-registration-29618516781

The Battle of Midway is often called the turning point of war in the Pacific. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle, the museums are co-hosting a free full-day symposium. Four authors will speak on various perspectives from the conflict: Elliot Carlson, author of Joe Rochefort’s War; Anthony Tully, author of Shattered Sword; Walter Borneman, author of The Admirals and Timothy Orr, author of Looking Skyward.

Additional sponsors include the Virginia WWI/WWII Commission.