Both Jonathan Parshall and Tony Tully were members of a 1999 mission to the Midway battle site by the Nauticos Corp. and the U.S. Navy Oceanographic Office. Parshall is widely published on naval history in journals and magazines and has contributed to a number of books on the topic. He maintains an award-winning Web site on the Imperial Navy, www.combinedfleet.com. Parshall lives in Minneapolis.
Anthony Tully has been published in such leading military journals as Warship and the U.S. Naval War College Review and is a frequent contributor to combinedfleet.com. He lives in Dallas.