"The Battle of Midway," directed by John Ford, provides a relatively brief account of the Japanese attack of American ships at Midway atoll. The film is comprised mostly of authentic footage from the battle, with dramatic narration by Henry Fonda
. "Behind every cloud, there may be an enemy," he intones as American fighter pilots search the sky. The rest of the film mocks Emperor Tojo of Japan and portrays him as ruthless, bombing hospitals and churches as he tries to conquer the Pacific.
This movie is part of the collection: Cinemocracy
Producer: John Ford
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Creative Commons license: Public Domain