Midway, 27 May – 7 June 1942 (excerpt from CHAOS AND CONSPIRACY: THE WAR OF ENCIRCLEMENT, 1914-1945; Vol. XI/b: Vulture at the Feast – Japan in the Pacific, Gazela-Tobruk, and south Russia, December 1941 – July 1942). To leave a comment, source suggestion, critique, etc., click on “About”.

“JUST ANOTHER MANIC MONDAY-IN 1993 TO 2020 COWARDICE CANADA, THOUGH, WAIT A SECOND, WE HAVE OUR W.W.II HEROES AND HEROINES, STILL-TO more than precisely LOVE, CHERISH, ADMIRE AND PRAISE, SO LET US DO IT, BEFORE THEY ALL/W.W.II VETS, HAVE LEFT US FOR GOOD!!!”

“NOTE-RESEARCH IS THE REWARD AND RESEARCH ALL OF CHAOS AND CONSPIRACY, W.W.I/1914-1918 AND W.W.II/1939-1945!!!”

“CREDIT: Chaos and Conspiracy.”

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Chaos and Conspiracy

 

           Admiral Halsey’s Task Force 16 – carriers Hornet and Enterprise plus escorting cruisers and destroyers – which missed the Coral Sea battle thanks to a grand Presidential PR operation called the Tokyo Raid,  flys off its aircraft and returns to Pearl Harbor on May 26th. Clayton Fisher, a dive-bomber pilot with Hornet‘s VS-8, gets ashore and finds

all our pilots and aircrew restricted to station. Why?….It’s hard to describe the mental pressure we are under….We know we are going into a battle…How many of us will survive? And now we are deprived of a chance for a little mental relaxation. It just doesn’t seem fair as I watch air station personnel going off base on liberty. That evening bottles of whiskey are given to the pilots to pacify us. After a few become inebriated, they end up wrestling on the lava cinders and having a couple fist fights. No one…

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Brian MURZA/Killick Vison is battleoftheatlantic19391945; W.W.II NAVAL RESEARCHER-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, PRESENT DAY NAVAL-MILITARY ANALYST, from Canada.

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