Chester Nimitz

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United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy (1885-1966)

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America's toughest Admiral, William "Bull" Halsey, is hospitalized, and the commander of our Pacific Fleet, Chester Nimitz (played by Henry Fonda), visits him to discuss his replacement.
To paraphrase Admiral Chester Nimitz speaking of another time and place, "Uncommon valor was a common virtue.
But it wasn't as a cook that Admiral Chester Nimitz pinned the Navy Cross on Doris' chest on May 27, 1942.
That is but one example of Hearn's blatant bias--never sufficiently recognizing that Adm Chester Nimitz was the Pacific commander.
He describes the fleet, Halsey's role and decisions, the Battle of Leyte Gulf, what happened when the typhoon (named Cobra) hit, and the later court inquiry ordered by Admiral Chester Nimitz.
There were no further details forthcoming, regarding Fenno's actions, but Admiral Chester Nimitz took the occasion to comment upon the cooperation between the Army and the Navy.
The most successful naval commanders, from Horatio Nelson to Chester Nimitz, developed trust among their subordinates.
Marshall, Dean Acheson, Douglas MacArthur, Chester Nimitz, and George Kennan immediately come to mind.
Gianni Versace' 7 Indonesia' 8 Kenya' 9 Lara Croft' 10 Admiral Chester Nimitz
Generals Jonathan Wainwright and Percival, recently released from Japanese prisoner of war camps, are then invited to accompany MacArthur to the table as he signs on behalf of all Allied powers, followed by Admiral Chester Nimitz, who signs on behalf of the United States.
Chester Nimitz to organize a flight demonstration team to showcase Naval Aviation, he led the Blue Angels and their Grumman F-6F Hellcats during the team's first public performance, held at Craig Field in Jacksonville, Fla.
Both the author and Admiral Chester Nimitz blamed the loss on captains of ships blindly following Halsey's commands.
With respect to the Army's sister services, the author cites Admiral Chester Nimitz of the Navy, General Henry H.
Admiral Chester Nimitz to provide him with a mitigating statement.
Admirals have sometimes been criticized for hoarding their capital ships to maintain the fleet in being, rather than risk it, though Admiral Chester Nimitz at Midway in 1942 provides a striking counter-example.
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