Admiral Nimitz: The Commander of the Pacific Ocean Theater (BOK)

Brayton Harris

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Chester Nimitz was an admiral's Admiral, considered by many to be the greatest naval leader of the last century. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Nimitz assembled the forces, selected the leaders, and - as commander of all U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces in the Pacific Ocean - led the charge one island at a time, one battle at a time, toward victory. A brilliant strategist, he astounded contemporaries by achieving military victories against fantastic odds, outpacing more flamboyant luminaries like General Douglas MacArthur and Admiral "Bull" Halsey. And he was there to accept, on behalf of the United States, the surrender of the Japanese aboard the battleship USS Missouri in August 1945. In this first biography in over three decades, Brayton Harris uses long-overlooked files and recently declassified documents to bring to life one of America's greatest wartime heroes.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Brayton Harris
Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9780230107656
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 16,2cm x 24,2cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 422 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Second World War, Biography: historical, political & military, Naval forces & warfare