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More than 200 Sailors and Marines attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Navy Memorial to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway, June 4, 2013. The Battle of Midway was the turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II and set the stage for the United States victory over Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gina K Morrissette/Released)
More than 200 Sailors and Marines attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Navy Memorial to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway, June 4, 2013. The Battle of Midway was the turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II and set the stage for the United States victory over Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gina K Morrissette/Released)

Battle of Midway: Navy Memorial Ceremony

More than 200 Sailors and Marines attended a wreath laying ceremony at the Navy Memorial on June 4 to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway. The Battle of Midway was the turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II and set the stage for the United States victory over Japan.

The following was a moderated chat of the event.

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