Albert Einstein, a Jew but not an Israeli citizen, was offered the presidency in 1952 but turned it down, saying "I am deeply moved by the offer from our State of Israel, and at once saddened and ashamed that I cannot accept it. All my life I have dealt with objective matters, hence I lack both the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people and to exercise official functions."
The battle is named after Bunker Hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts, which was peripherally involved in the battle, and was the original objective of both the colonial and British troops, though the majority of combat took place on the adjacent Breed's Hill.
The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II. The United States Navy defeated an attacking fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy in what military historian John Keegan has called "the most stunning and decisive blow in the history of naval warfare."