He does manage to talk Stark and Knox into giving him a few more fleet oilers however, arguing that as the Atlantic Fleet is primarily patrolling the eastern Atlantic, that fleet does not need oilers as badly as his fleet does, and that it will extend the range of the Pacific Scouting Force
If Pearl harbor is better prepared, will the japanese war games of August 1941 come true?
The new update looks quite intriguing and the added force to try to take Midway will be a gamble. Even if they succeed, the troops and and forces will be left hanging if the US can minimize the damage to Pearl Harbor. The setting up of the various forces will something I look forward to play out.
With Yamamoto commanding from the carriers, he may make decisions that Nagumo would never have contemplated. Though if was to die at this stage, Japan would suffer a set back. The two additional fast battleships may prove an asset when the aforementioned surface battle commences.
Thanks again for the update. Post again when you have time.