Battle of Midway - Date
The United States navy defeated an attacking fleet of the Japanese navy. It was a devastating blow to the Japanese ability to fight the USA.
The Japanese launched aircraft at
Midway Atoll (The Japanese would pay a heavy toll (Atoll))
The date was June 4 1942.
An easy way to remember the year is to use the word "Midway"
1942 is midway between the beginning and end of the war.
June is the midway point of the year:
JUNE = 6th month (halfway or midway)
It was the 4th day and the best way to remember that, is the Japanese lost 4 aircraft carriers on the 4th day of June.
|4th Day||6th Month (June)||1942|
|(Lost 4 aircraft carriers)||(Midway months)||(Midway years)|