Chisato Morita commanded the Imperial Japanese Navy Midway Flying Corps aboard the aircraft carrier Akagi during the battle of Midway, June 3-7, 1942. One of his opponents in the battle was Ray Sorton, a U.S. Navy sailor who manned an anti-aircraft gun during the battle. Today, both sailors have descendants who are friends and work together in the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan. (courtesy photo)
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