1942, World War II. Six months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese Navy is preparing for a new offensive. But Admiral Nimitz (Woody Harrelson) and Dick Best (Ed Skrein), the best pilot in the US Navy, are preparing a counterattack to the imposing Japanese army. While these two titanic enemies undertake a lethal battle to change the course of the war, all eyes turn to Midway Atoll, where the US military base was. There a series of shocking air and sea attacks will test the power and strength of both nations.