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81st Battle of Midway commemoration held at Midway Museum
By Christelle Koumoué,
SAN DIEGO — It has long been celebrated as one of the Navy’s greatest victories. The Battle of Midway was a clash between the U.S. Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy that forever changed history.
Saturday evening aboard the USS Midway Museum in San Diego, the Navy commemorated the anniversary with a ceremony to honor all veterans who fought at the Battle of Midway. That included Ervin Wendt with 107 years of service who fought the battle alongside Charles Monroe, who has 99 years of service.