At the end of the Battle of Midway, Japan lost 2,100 people, losing 4 heavy aircraft carriers and 322 aircraft, 1 destroyer, 2 cruisers, 3 minesweepers and 1 transport ship. The US lost 1 heavy aircraft carrier, 1 destroyer, 150 aircraft (including 38 aircraft parked at Midway base) . To my dad your daughter poster. Midway was Japan’s first defeat on the Pacific battlefield during World War II. After this battle, Japan lost its initiative and was no longer able to open strategic attacks on the Pacific Ocean. The United States developed an offensive position and gradually won, making an important contribution to defeating the Japanese fascist forces.