With Masatake Okumiya, both of the Japanese Imperial Navy. On June 4,1942, Admiral Yamamoto launched his attack on Midway with the largest fleet yet assembled in the Pacific. His strike force included 350 ships and over 100,000 men. His objective: to smash the U.S. Aircraft carriers based at Midway and break the Navy’s power in World War II. Now for the first time Japanese officers open sealed archives to tell the authoritative, dramatic story of what really happened at Midway. VG-Last 8 pages partially split but intact. New York. N.Y., 1968 Ballantine Books 3rd Pr. 222 Pgs., Mass Market Paperback.