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Same old story or something new.
I was wondering precisely the same thing. I think the Caught-With-Fueled-And-Armed-Planes-Lining-The-Decks story has come under increasing criticism in recent years. If memory serves that account came almost exclusively from either Fuchida or Genda and there is little evidence to support it otherwise.
Surprised no one has speculated on whether there will be planes on the decks of the IJN carriers when they are hit. That will be the true test of accuracy.
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