35 Tweets to Midway: The U.S. Navy’s Greatest Battle in 140 characters or Less

Over the past two weeks, we have live-tweeted the significant events of the Battle of Midway from the perspective of the Imperial Japanese Navy and United States Navy. Our account, NHFTweetsMidway, helped bring the story to live 140 characters at a time. Don’t want to read over 700 tweets for the recap? Here are 35 tweets from that dataset that helped tell the story of the U.S. Navy’s greatest battle. Please let us know what you think about @NHFTweetsMidway by commenting here or on Twitter/Facebook.

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The tweets below are separated by the 5 major events that occurred in the Midway Operation, from the middle of May to 7 JUNE. Click on the items below to expand the tweets.

PART I: INTELLIGENCE AT HYPO

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PART II: MIDWAY PREPARATIONS

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PART III: VP-44 SPOTS IJN FLEET

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PART IV: 4 JUNE BATTLE

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PART V: MIDWAY AFTERMATH

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Get the full list of Tweets at NHFTweetsMidway. For more information on the project, go HERE.

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