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The Battle for Midway 

National Geographic follows underwater explorer Bob Ballard as he searches for the aircraft carrier sunk during the Battle of Midway.

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Donavan Reiff
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Episode credited cast:
Peter Coyote ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuji Akamatsu Yuji Akamatsu ... Himself - Veteran
Robert Ballard Robert Ballard ... Himself - Undersea Explorer (as Dr. Robert Ballard)
Richard Halsey Best Richard Halsey Best ... Himself - Veteran (as Dick Best)
Lloyd Childers Lloyd Childers ... Himself - Veteran
Harry Ferrier Harry Ferrier ... Himself - Veteran
Piers Gibbon Piers Gibbon ... Narrator (Himself)
Bill Surgi Bill Surgi ... Himself - Veteran
Haruo Yoshino Haruo Yoshino ... Himself - Veteran
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The Battle of Midway was the turning of the Pacific Theatre of World War II. The historical event is recreated while Harold Ballard, the famous oceanographer who found the HMS Titanic, undertakes the mission to find two of the aircraft carriers lost in the battle, the USS Yorktown and the Japanese carrier, Kagi, with veterans from both sides on board. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

14 April 1999 (USA) See more »

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Partisan Pictures See more »
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Color
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