Midway Battle Water Ruse

On May 22, 1942, American code breakers executed a plan that identified the Imperial Japanese Navy’s objective at the Battle of Midway, by broadcasting messages from the American base there communicating a water shortage. The Japanese picked up this radio traffic and relayed it in code, which the Americans had partially broken, allowing them to identify the object of the … Read More

Mike Kolendorski

Honor and remember Mike Kolendorski, the first American to die in WW2 while flying for the RAF on this day, six months before Pearl Harbor.