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Empress Augusta Bay
« on: November 02, 2013, 06:21:57 PM »
http://www.eugeneleeslover.com/VIDEOS/Night_Engagement_Empress_Bay.html

This two part video shows in great detail how a mixed force of cruisers and destroyers fought a Japanese force.  You can see how some things have improved from the night fighting off of Guadalcanal, but there were still a lot of mistakes and confusion that contemporary technology could not totally erase.
“Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don’t find out until too late that he’s been playing with two queens all along”.  Terry Pratchett.

During filming of Airplane, Leslie Nielsen used a whoopee cushion to keep the cast off-balance. Hays said that Nielsen "played that thing like a maestro"

Tallulah Bankhead: "I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late, start without me."

"When all other trusts fail, turn to Flashman." — Abraham Lincoln.

"I have enjoyed very warm relations with my two husbands."
"With your eyes closed?"
"That helped."  Lauren Bacall

Master Chiefs are sneaky, dastardly, and snarky miscreants who thrive on the tears of Ensigns and belly dancers.   Admiral Gerry Bogan.