My word, that is unusual…

Posted on Jan 05, 2016 by in Letters

There is a WWII story about a naval convoy in the North Atlantic heading towards Russia.  Winter seas there are so violent that shipwreck is very common.  In this convoy a carrier was seized by a humongous wave which peeled the flight deck back like the top of a sardine can.  The captain of a destroyer  following the carrier watched this and said, "My word, that is unusual."  This was our reaction to being greeted by a 400 point air pocket in the Dow upon  awakening to the new year.

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