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Quotes from Midway

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    • Edwin Layton: Pearl Harbor is the greatest intelligence failure in American history.
    • [repeated line, as he attempts to land on a carrier]
    • Dick Best: Hang in there kid, we're almost home.
    • President Franklin D. Roosevelt: It is a day which will live in infamy.
    • [shouting at the staff car]
    • Dick Best: Hey, Nimitz ! when are you going to let us hit those Japs ?
    • [embarrassed ]
    • Staff Officer (Nimitz): I'm sorry, Sir. Shall I get their names ?
    • Chester W. Nimitz: No. It's good to know at least some of the men still want to fight.
    • Edwin Layton: Washington is starting from a false assumption, and looking for evidence to support it.
    • William Brockman: I'm not going to waste a torpedo on a cruiser, where are the carriers ?
    • Clarence Dickinson: What are Army planes doing on a carrier ?
    • James Murray: What if we get shot down ?
    • Dick Best: I'm not going to end up as a POW, and neither are you.
    • William 'Bull' Halsey: That's the bravest damn thing I think I've ever seen.
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