What Was Nimitz's Role In Ww2

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The Battle of Midway was fought in World War II. The battle occurred between 4-7 June 1942, but on 5 June 1942 the United States Navy defeated a Japanese attack against Midway Atoll. This marked a turning point in the war of the Pacific theatre. Due to the United States being able to break codes, they could anticipate and takeover Japan’s planned ambush of its few lasting aircraft carriers, imposing permanent damage on the Japanese Navy under Admiral Chester Nimitz. Nimitz interpreted the codes and used it against the Japanese. A fleet admiral of the United States Navy, Admiral Nimitz played a major role in the naval history of WWII as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet, for U.S. naval forces and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean …show more content…
It was a global war that resulted due to earlier conflicts. Most of the war took place in Europe, East Asia, and islands in the Pacific Ocean. Madagascar and the Aleutian Islands were place of battles related to World War II. Poland, China, Russia, and Germany suffered terribly because their territories were directly involved in the war. The United States and Canada was far from the action, but support came from the states for the troops on the frontline. WWII was a worldwide war that affect everyone somehow. The battle was objective because Nimitz was used all resources to defeat the Japanese. He used military intelligence to crack the codes and used all available aircrafts to surprise the Japanese when they thought they were going to attack the U.S. first. Everyone knew that the main goal was to attack the Japanese before they was able to attack. The Battle of Midway was a decisive battle because Nimitz exploited and attacked the Japanese when they was most vulnerable. They were attacked as they were refueling and rearming, which caught them by surprise. Nimitz was in command during this battle, so that created an unity of command by allowing everyone to gain respect for one person instead of throwing multiple commanders at them. This battle was successful because the military intelligence soldiers was able to maintain security and provide accurate …show more content…
by coding their plans and a surprise attack. They attacked Midway to lure U.S. air craft carriers out. Japan had the upper hand because they was actually able to attack Midway. One attack did not give them the results they wanted so they planned for another attack, but as they were reservicing their aircrafts, the U.S. attacked them and accepted prudent rick because they did not know if the intelligence they had received was reliable. This was the turning point of the battle because the United States attacked them at their most defenseless moment so they was not able to regroup quickly enough because of the tempo at which they were attacked. The battle was won by the United States who only lost one air craft carrier. Japan did not achieve their objective of defeating the U.S. by taking out their air craft carriers. The U.S. accomplished their objective of stopping the surprise attack from Japan. This battle set the United States and its allies up to be able to move to an offensive position in WWII in Tokyo. Permanent damage was inflicted on the Japanese Navy because they lost four carries and a heavy cruiser. It took a while to recover from that damage that culminated their

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