Author Topic: Grading Spruance  (Read 52 times)

besilarius

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on: June 04, 2021, 12:25:29 PM
https://navalwarcollegemuseum.blogspot.com/2018/06/grading-radm-spruances-performance-at.html

Frank Fletcher was very gracious in his observation of Midway.

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.