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The Battle of Midway

Fantastic colour footage of the Battle of Midway, the turning point of the Pacific War. Shot by the US Navy, and edited with dramatic flair and an eye for propaganda value, it includes exhilarating footage both on the island and aboard US warships. Watch out for the snap shot of the sailors' faces in the midst of battle – you wonder what they're thinking? And check out how close the cameraman on Midway gets to some of the explosions – and the effect they have on his camera! 

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