WWII Hudson crew vindicated.

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  1. Wildcat

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    Very good news!
     
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    Outstanding! It is frustratingly sad when untruths get published and become "accepted wisdom". I'm thrilled that Flt Lt Geddes finally has the recognition of the original mistake but, unfortunately, the incorrect story will live on despite the letter from the US Navy.
     
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    Great story! :salute:
     
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    U.S. Navy had to blame somebody who wasn't American :)
     
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    Excellent News! :salute:
     
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    #8 oldcrowcv63, Oct 29, 2014
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2014
    As suggested in an earlier post on a different thread, Harvard Academician Morison's account and sources have been shown to be wrong again. The writing quality of his popular history of the Two Ocean War and the more official multivolume History of Naval Operations in WWII is excellent but the history is frequently wrong for the obvious reason. His sources were the brass who didn't want to own their own blunders or missteps.

    Glad to hear of this correction. I am glad to learn that, in the hopefully final judgement, the eyewitness/participant's account is finally vindicated.
     
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    It's soooo easy to find fault in others.............
    another "smoke screen"???????????

    Well done ANZACs!
     
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