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

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

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The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea
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The admirals
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Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea
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Walter R. Borneman
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eng
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A unique collective biography of the four men who "with a combination of nimble counsel, exasperating ego, studied patience, and street-fighter tactics" shaped the modern U.S. Navy to win WWII at sea
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Title
The admirals
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Summary
Evaluates the pivotal contributions of history's only five-star admirals and how their triumphs in World War II rendered the United States the world's dominant sea power
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Biography type
collective biography
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 359.0092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E746
LC item number
.B59 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea
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Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea
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Walter R. Borneman
The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea, Walter R. Borneman
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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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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
List of Maps -- 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
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ocn747099283
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 559 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780316097840
Lccn
2011032394
Other physical details
ill., map

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