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The great admirals of World War II. Volume I, The Americans

by Charles E. Pfannes

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Published by Zebra Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956.,
  • Nimitz, Chester W. 1885-1966.,
  • Spruance, Raymond Ames, 1886-1969.,
  • Turner, Richmond Kelly, 1885-1961.,
  • Halsey, William Frederick, 1882-1959.,
  • Kinkaid, Thomas Cassin, 1888-1972.,
  • Admirals -- United States.,
  • World War II. -- Naval operations, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles E. Pfannes and Victor A. Salamone
    ContributionsSalamone, Victor A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination416 p. :
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24208616M
    ISBN 100821717553
    ISBN 109780821717554
    OCLC/WorldCa495905026

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: volumes : maps ; 18 cm: Contents: v. The Americans --v The Germans. Responsibility. This superbly researched and well written book is both a biography of the principal US Admirals and a narrative history of their involvement in World War II.

There is not a lot of new material here for King, Nimitz and Halsey, but I was fascinated to learn the details of Admiral William Leahy, known to history as FDR’s adviser and the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of s: World War II Hero. With the start of World War II in Europe, Doolittle asked his long-time friend, General Henry "Hap" Arnold, who was now chief of the Army Air Corps, to return him to active duty.

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Honored Admiral for life, he remains one of the most emblematic Royal Navy officers in history, the “Nelson of the Second World War”. Darlan, François () Probably the most famous and controversial French admiral of the war, he was above all a convinced “vichyst”, known paradoxically for his action of turning the fleet to the.

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Tuesday, March Only four men in American history have been accorded the five-star rank of Fleet Admiral. Interacting with one another over four decades, Chester W. Nimitz, William F. Halsey, Jr., William D. Leahy, and Ernest J. King, not only rose to the top and won World War II, but also gave the United States Navy a global reach that has lasted for almost seven decades.

The Admirals tells the story of how history's only five-star admirals triumphed in World War II and made the United States the world's dominant sea power. Only four men in American history have been promoted to the five-star rank of Admiral of the Fleet: William.

Fighting Admirals Of World War Ii book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Seapower was a crucial element in the outcome of the Sec /5(1).

The Great Admirals of World War II, volume II. The Germans Zebra Books | | ISBN: | English | pages | PDF | 52 MB. The circumstances of World War II propelled this quartet—William D. Leahy, Ernest J. King, Chester W. Nimitz, and William F.

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“The Admirals” is a valuable addition to any library of World War II or naval history. Vice Adm. Robert F. Dunn is the past president of the Naval Historical Foundation and the Association of. Control of the sea was a crucial element in the outcome of World War II.

The U-boat campaign almost brought Britain to her knees; the Arctic convoys were vital in keeping Russia in the war; Pearl Harbor brought America into the conflict with massive repercussions; the battle of Midway was one of the key turning points in the war.This book examines in detail the key naval commanders of both sides including five British (Pound, Cunningham, Ramsay, Horton, Somerville) and five US admirals (King, Nimitz, Spruance, Halsey, Fletcher), three German (Raeder, Doenitz, Lutjens) three Japanese (Yamamato, Nagumo, Koga) and two French (Darlan, de la Borde), the latterjustified by the problems faced by Vichy France.

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