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The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea / Walter R. Borneman.

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  • ISBN: 9780316097840 :
  • ISBN: 0316097845 :
  • Physical Description: ix, 559 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 533-544) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: The banks of the Severn -- Saturday, December 6, 1941 -- pt. 1. Sailors, 1897-1918 -- Leahy, "The Judge," Annapolis, Class of 1897 -- King, "Rey," Annapolis, Class of 1901 -- Halsey, "Pudge," Annapolis, Class of 1904 -- Nimitz, "Nim-i-tiz," Annapolis, Class of 1905 -- First commands -- Dress rehearsal -- pt. 2. Ships, 1918-1941 -- Battleships -- Submarines -- Aircraft carriers -- First stars -- Projecting power -- At war all but in name -- pt. 3. Admirals, 1941-1945 -- Searching for scapegoats and heroes -- Spread thin -- Deciding the course -- Fighting the Japanese and MacArthur -- From Casablanca to Teheran -- Take care, my boy -- Driving it home -- The crippling blow -- Halsey's luck -- Two typhoons and five stars -- Interim president -- Toward Tokyo Bay -- Measures of men -- Appendix A: Comparative ranks of commissioned officers in U.S. military services -- Appendix B: World War II-era general protocols for naming U.S. Navy ships -- Appendix C: Comparative tonnages and armaments of selected ships -- Appendix D: Chiefs of naval operations, 1915 to 1947 -- Appendix E: Commanders-in-Chief, U.S. fleet, 1922 to 1945 -- Appendix F: World War II-era U.S. battleships -- Appendix G: World War II-era U.S. aircraft carriers -- Appendix H: Ships named for the fleet admirals -- Appendix I: Major World War II conferences and operations with code names.
Citation/References Note: LJ 12/01/2011
PW 02/06/2012
Kirkus 03/15/2012
Subject: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966.
Halsey, William Frederick, 1882-1959.
Leahy, William D.
King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956.
United States. Navy > Biography.
United States. Navy > History > 20th century.
Admirals > United States > Biography.
Naval art and science > History > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 > Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Biography.

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