By John B. Lundstrom
In this publication, writer John Lundstrom remembers that Fletcher as soon as remarked,"after an motion is over, humans speak much approximately how the choices have been intentionally reached, yet truly there is regularly a hell of loads of groping around," and notes that the objective of his research is to probe and clarify the "groping around." Drawing on new fabric, Lundstrom bargains a clean examine Fletcher's judgements and activities. the 1st significant reassessment in additional than fifty years of the once-maligned naval officer, it presents a cautious research of the influence of radio intelligence on decision-making within the provider battles through the first 9 months of the struggle within the Pacific. This new evaluation is predicated on millions of records and large dispatch records and private papers that no historian has formerly used.
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Black Shoe Carrier Admiral: Frank Jack Fletcher at Coral Sea, Midway & Guadalcanal by John B. Lundstrom