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What proved that Midway was the location the Japanese were calling AF?

In Midway (2019), the Japanese were using encrypted traffic which the US was codebreaking. The Japanese were planning an attack on a location they were referring to as AF. Washington believed that AF ...
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What does “first wire” mean?

In Midway (2019), Best teaching flying skills to James Murray. He turned off the engine in midair. McClusky watched from the aircraft carrier & says: McCLUSKY: Is it a stunt, or is he in trouble? ...
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Why do these Japanese Navy officers have a US Navy flag patched on their uniform?

I saw the US flag patched onto Japanese Navy officers, who are describing American aircraft carrier movement to Admiral Nugumo, while his planes were bombing Midway: Why would Japanese Navy ...