Exploring the Sunken Heritage of Midway Atoll:
Honoring the Legacy of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway

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From May 2 - May 16, scientists will explore sunken aircraft associated with the Battle of Midway, adding an important maritime heritage component to our understanding of the broader history of World War II in the Pacific. This year is the 75th anniversary of the battle, and this project aims to raise awareness and honor the legacy of the brave men who helped to turn the tide in the Pacific during the course of the Battle of Midway. Read more...