Interesting Facts: -Commander Joseph Rochefort broke the Japanese code" JN-25" in time to learn about the attack. -Yamamoto Isoroku thought the United States only had 2 carriers during the time of the attack. -One of the first attacks of the battle was not made by Japan, but by American B-17 bombers. They attacked the Japanese about 700 miles from Midway Island and actually scored hits on two ships. -108 planes from the japanese fleet was the first attack which had taken place at 6:30 am.