Today's American Minute — Zamperini
Battle of Midway -A Turning Point in the Pacific during World War II; & courageous pilots Waldron, McClusky, O'Hare, Boyington, Zamperini, DeShazer - American Minute with Bill Federer
Battle of Midway - A Turning Point in the Pacific during World War II; & courageous pilots Waldron Boyington DeShazer - American Minute with Bill Federer McClusky O'Hare Zamperini
The U.S. Navy did not get diverted because American code-breakers were able to decipher Imperial Japan's real plans to capture Midway Island, then Hawaii and the rest of the Pacific ...
... Navigating by guess and by God, and running low on fuel, Squadron Commander C. Wade McClusky, Jr. decided to continue the search.
Through a break in the clouds, they providentially spotted the wake of the Japanese destroyers and followed it to find the Japanese aircraft carriers: Akagi, Kaga, Soryu, and Hiryu.