Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda and Robert Mitchum lead an all-star cast in this
breathtaking dramatization of the heroic sea battle that became the turning point in the Pacific during World
The Battle of Midway sounded its furious thunder in June 1942, only six months after the infamous attack on
Pearl Harbor. Just when it seemed that nothing could stop the Japanese expansion in the Pacific, a small US
Navy task force came to the rescue, defeating one of Japan's largest fleets headed for the strategically
located Midway Island.
Integrating personal stories and accounts of the individual courage and sacrifices of the men involved,
Midway includes actual war footage shot by navy photographers and cameras mounted on fighter
planes, giving a powerful sense of reality to this thrilling, true story.