“Six Minutes That Changed The World”—The Battle Of Midway, June 4, 1942
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From my review of the not bad movie Midway during the really good film year of 2019:

Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison writes in Six Minutes That Changed the World:

The third [American] torpedo attack was over by 10:24 AM, and for about 100 seconds the Japanese were certain they had won the Battle of Midway, and the war.

The Zero pilots exulted at sea level as Nagumo’s crews armed his bombers with steel-piercing explosives to sink the American armada, turning the flight decks of the Japanese carriers into fireworks factories.

What happened next may have been the most dramatic turnabout in the history of war.

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