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 selections have been intentionally reached, yet really there is continually a hell of loads of groping around," and notes that the target of his research is to probe and clarify the "groping around." Drawing on new fabric, Lundstrom deals a clean examine Fletcher's judgements and activities. the 1st significant reassessment in additional than fifty years of the once-maligned naval officer, it offers a cautious research of the influence of radio intelligence on decision-making within the provider battles throughout the first 9 months of the warfare within the Pacific. This new overview relies on hundreds of thousands of records and large dispatch documents and private papers that no historian has formerly used.
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