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I'm considering Chicago's fitness for successful action...
Posted by Randy Stone on August 8, 2017, 15:02:04, in reply to "Re: Captain Bode..."
...subsequent to her torpedoing. She was out of position, possessed little to no situational awareness, lacked any reasonable ability to take charge of a situation where any number of Japanese cruisers could overwhelm her. Her position is somewhat analogous to that of Hiryu
at Midway after her three compatriots were bombed; the best option may have been to skedaddle.
As for Captain Bode, allow me to recommend this book: https://www.amazon.com/Bode-Testament-Sandy-Shanks/dp/0595180132
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