Tuesday, June 05, 2007

15 Minutes that changed the world

Detailed entry on the blog Scylla & Charybdis celebrating one of the greatest surprises in military history -- the US victory in the Battle of Midway. This was the equivalent of the Jets over the Colts in Super Bowl III, with the US as the Jets. If the Japanese plan had worked, the whole West Coast of the US would have been open to attack by the Japanese fleet, with the possibility that the US would have been knocked out of the war before Summer 1942.

Read the whole thing.

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