Livestream Today 6/5 13:30 EDT: Battle of Midway 75th Commemoration

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Tune in today June 5, 2017 at 13:30 EDT for the Battle of Midway 75th Commemoration.

Battle of Midway 75th CommemorationPromotional video here (I cannot embed the video here due to sharing restrictions).

Two surviving veterans of the battle, Col. John Miniclier & Sgt. Ed Fox will be present at the ceremony:

Seventy-five years ago, John Miniclier and Edgar Fox were young men serving their country on one of the most remote military outposts in the world. They did not imagine that the events unfolding around them would bring them back to the sandy beaches of Midway three-quarters of a century later to commemorate one of the greatest battles of history – a victory that helped turn the tide of World War II. (Friends of Midway Atoll)

I am a member of Friends of Midway Atoll, though that didn’t get me a prized chance at a visit. I did not even see notice of the commemoration until a few days ago. Visits to Midway are extremely difficult to arrange, more visitors come by emergency diverted planes than any normal channels.

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