S7E14: We Love You, Conrad
- You mean Admiral Spruance, sweetie.
Well, Halsey was hospitalized with psoriasis at the outset of the battle.
So Spruance, who, prior to June of 1941, was primarily a desk admiral,
was charged with leading the naval fleet at Midway against Japan.
A victory which surprised even his peers,
and, in fact, was a turning point for the American naval forces in the Pacific.
No, yeah. That's the part I'm at.