Thomas C. Hone, a former executive in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, is an award-winning author of many papers and books on naval subjects, including American and British Aircraft Carrier Development, 1919-1941. He has taught at the Naval War College and the National Defense University among other institutions. He resides in Arlington, Virginia, USA.
"A masterful, all-embracing work detailing both the American and
Japanese sides of the pivotal Battle of Midway in World War II. . .
. [Hone] provides an absolutely essential and exceptionally
comprehensive addition to the libraries of military historians and
anyone interested in a complete and superbly analyzed understanding
of one of the most important naval battles ever." --Douglas V.
Smith, professor of strategy and policy, U.S. Naval War College,
Historian General of the Naval Order of the United States
"The source materials, oral histories, chronologies and analysis in The Battle of Midway make this book a compelling overview of the heroic battle while leaving some mysteries, fog-of-war questions, and the impact of luck as still part of the story and lessons of Midway." --Ho'okele