New scholarship and interpretations point to a new understanding of two of the most perplexing questions of one of the most debated naval battles in history—why the seemingly unstoppable Japanese carrier force suffered a devastating defeat at Midway in June 1942 and how we interpret the battle in the context of other carrier operations in 1942.
Tully, Anthony and Yu, Lu
"A Question of Estimates: How Faulty Intelligence Drove Scouting at the Battle of Midway,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 68
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol68/iss2/6