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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

Label
The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King : the five-star admirals who won the war at sea
Title
The admirals
Title remainder
Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King : the five-star admirals who won the war at sea
Statement of responsibility
Walter R. Borneman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Borneman, Walter R.
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nimitz, Chester W.
  • Halsey, William F,
  • Leahy, William D
  • King, Ernest Joseph
  • United States
  • United States
  • Admirals
  • Naval art and science
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King : the five-star admirals who won the war at sea, Walter R. Borneman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 533-544) and index
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 559 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780316097840
Lccn
2011032394
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • ocn747099283
  • (OCoLC)747099283
Label
The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King : the five-star admirals who won the war at sea, Walter R. Borneman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 533-544) and index
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 559 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780316097840
Lccn
2011032394
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • ocn747099283
  • (OCoLC)747099283

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