Japanese Combined Fleet at Midway

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Japanese Combined Fleet at Midway

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 03 Aug 2023 18:13

The Japanese Combined Fleet could have continued on to Midway , and even to San Diego. The Japanese Planning was to short sighted.

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Re: Japanese Combined Fleet at Midway

Post by Kingfish » 05 Aug 2023 13:00

Why stop at San Diego?

Why not sail up the Chesapeake and shell Ft. McHenry?
They'll never suspect it.
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Re: Japanese Combined Fleet at Midway

Post by OpanaPointer » 05 Aug 2023 13:24

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Re: Japanese Combined Fleet at Midway

Post by Lethl215 » 05 Aug 2023 15:37

PassandReviewofWW2 wrote:
03 Aug 2023 18:13
The Japanese Combined Fleet could have continued on to Midway , and even to San Diego. The Japanese Planning was to short sighted.
I know this is just to start a discussion, so go ahead and lay it out for us and support the argument.

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Re: Japanese Combined Fleet at Midway

Post by Delta Tank » 09 Aug 2023 18:22

PassandReviewofWW2 wrote:
03 Aug 2023 18:13
The Japanese Combined Fleet could have continued on to Midway , and even to San Diego. The Japanese Planning was to short sighted.
Did the Japanese fleet have enough fuel to get to San Diego and then return to home base?

Mike

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